The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 36 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.67% 6.50% 7.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.35% 60.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate £413 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -2.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.89%
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
31 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.61% 10.83% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 10
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £273 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) UML
1 4 (57.14%) RAD
1 4 (57.14%) RUP
1 4 (57.14%) MS Access
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma
1 4 (57.14%) BCP
1 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
1 4 (57.14%) BPR
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Use Case
1 4 (57.14%) Fault Management
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Business Development

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) MS Access
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Support Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Process Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Process Mapping Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) BCP
1 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
1 4 (57.14%) BPR
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (57.14%) Business Development
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) RAD
1 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) RUP
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma
1 4 (57.14%) UML
1 4 (57.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL