The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +20.00%
SLA
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.94% 12.31% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £475 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +50.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Apple
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) BYOD
3 3 (33.33%) Core Data
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) ICT Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) ICT Support
1 3 (33.33%) ICT Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) BYOD
1 3 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) HND
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Apple
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Dell
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Civica
2 2 (22.22%) CommVault
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) Compuware