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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.18% 0.26% 3.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 3.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £118 £400 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.62% +110.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
60 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.81% 8.73% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 14
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £655 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +39.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £28.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £40.00 £28.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-10.20% +12.35%

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 5 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (8.33%) JDBC
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) BCP
4 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 1 (8.33%) MS Access
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) RAD

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Public Sector Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com