The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 53 44 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.05% 1.10% 5.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.76% 9.09% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £413 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +135.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £15.77 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% -1.43%
SLA
West Midlands

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 Coventry region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
51 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.89% 12.05% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 6
Median daily rate £380 £650 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +160.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £387 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £680 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +142.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) BCP
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Public Sector Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Assurance Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Integration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Level Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) BCP
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) RAD
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com