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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 8 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.71% 1.22% 5.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 16.00% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £286 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.40% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £400 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
-5.83% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £22.10 £26.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.64 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -10.65%
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
32 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.82% 7.65% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 16
Median daily rate £400 £381 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +11.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Median hourly rate £14.25 £40.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.81% +131.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £21.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £42.50 £26.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +9.31%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) BCP
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) RAD
3 4 (33.33%) RUP
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) MS Access
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 4 (33.33%) Business Development
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis

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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) MS Access
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Process Mapping Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Assurance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Integration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Level Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) BCP
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Business Development
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com