The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 137 141 157
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing SLA 26 64 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 1.10% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.78% 12.03% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 27
Median daily rate £388 £415 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £197 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £548 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £85.50 £13.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+521.81% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
SLA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
334 532 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.05% 9.16% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 411 429
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £650 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £85.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+256.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +8.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the City of London region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the City of London region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SLA.

1 24 (40.00%) ITIL
2 20 (33.33%) Windows
3 19 (31.67%) Finance
4 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.33%) MS Office
6 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 11 (18.33%) SQL
8 10 (16.67%) Oracle
8 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 10 (16.67%) Citrix
8 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
9 9 (15.00%) Linux
9 9 (15.00%) VMware
10 8 (13.33%) Remedy
10 8 (13.33%) Unix
10 8 (13.33%) Banking
10 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
11 7 (11.67%) Time Management
11 7 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.67%) Service Management
12 6 (10.00%) Change Management
12 6 (10.00%) SAN
12 6 (10.00%) BMC
12 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (10.00%) CCNA
12 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.00%) Zimbra
4 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.67%) GemFire
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) MS Office
2 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.33%) Misys Opics
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) SAN
2 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) Firewall
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.00%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.33%) DHCP
5 2 (3.33%) LAN
5 2 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) Avaya Modular Messaging
6 1 (1.67%) BGP
6 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.67%) MPLS
6 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.67%) OSPF
6 1 (1.67%) Skype
6 1 (1.67%) SNMP
6 1 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.67%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.67%) Front Office
5 3 (5.00%) Back Office
5 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Advertising
7 1 (1.67%) Law
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 4 (6.67%) DBA
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Broadcast Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Customer Support Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) IT Support
5 3 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.67%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) CMDB
3 2 (3.33%) Derivative
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) BYOD
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) EPoS
4 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Fintech
4 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (15.00%) Linux
4 8 (13.33%) Unix
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.67%) Solaris
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.00%) CentOS
7 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.67%) Service Management
4 7 (11.67%) Time Management
5 6 (10.00%) Change Management
6 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.33%) ITSM
6 5 (8.33%) Line Management
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (6.67%) Change Control
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security
7 4 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.00%) C
4 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.33%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.00%) CCNA
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) CISM
3 4 (6.67%) CISSP
3 4 (6.67%) IISP
4 3 (5.00%) MCP
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 3 (5.00%) MCTS
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CCENT
5 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) GPG13
1 4 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.67%) Docker
4 1 (1.67%) KVM
4 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCOM
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) Control-M
4 1 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Citrix
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle
3 9 (15.00%) VMware
4 8 (13.33%) Remedy
5 6 (10.00%) BMC
6 5 (8.33%) Veritas
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco
7 4 (6.67%) Dell
7 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.00%) Adobe
8 3 (5.00%) Kaspersky
8 3 (5.00%) WorldPay
9 2 (3.33%) Aspera
9 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.33%) HP
9 2 (3.33%) Misys
9 2 (3.33%) OpenLink
9 2 (3.33%) Sun
9 2 (3.33%) Trayport
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