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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 16 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.35% - 4.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £90
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -7.57%
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
6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 7.06% 2.08% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £388 £450 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +400.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 2 £425 -
SLA
Northern Ireland

SLA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) BT