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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.45% 5.16% 3.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 63.33% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
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
20 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.81% 8.15% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 1
Average daily rate £350 £275 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -42.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £17.50 £23.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.14% -26.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.90 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.50 £35.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

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 31 July 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) WFM
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Fault Management
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
6 3 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Lotus
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Use Case
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
1 3 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) 3G
1 2 (11.76%) 2G
1 2 (11.76%) LTE
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) WFM
1 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (23.53%) Fault Management
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Business Development
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Lotus
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
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