The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cornwall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 9 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 2.94% 15.38% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £325 £292
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
SLA
South West

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 Cornwall region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cornwall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 2.94% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Cornwall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

SLA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Process Management
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) ITSM
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) CMDB
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Head of Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Process Management
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) ITSM
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft