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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 1.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £321
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-4.42% +3.93%
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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
6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 10.71% 3.67% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate £200 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £327 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £395 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within 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