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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 28 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.55% 4.93% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.48% 48.28% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£190 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
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
29 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.28% 10.21% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 7
Average daily rate £350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £424 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
2 13 (41.94%) MS Office
2 13 (41.94%) ITIL
3 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) 2G
4 9 (29.03%) 3G
4 9 (29.03%) Fault Management
4 9 (29.03%) LTE
5 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
6 7 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
6 7 (22.58%) Lotus
6 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
7 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.68%) WFM
9 3 (9.68%) 4G
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (9.68%) Front Office
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (9.68%) IBM
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (9.68%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (6.45%) SQL
10 2 (6.45%) Windows XP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.68%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) 2G
1 9 (29.03%) 3G
1 9 (29.03%) LTE
2 3 (9.68%) 4G
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) VoIP
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) RNC
4 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.23%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Support Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Incident Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.23%) NOC Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Head of Operations
6 1 (3.23%) Data Quality Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Service Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Fault Management
3 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
4 7 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) WFM
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.23%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.23%) Line Management
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Service Management
8 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) HND
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
2 7 (22.58%) Lotus
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (6.45%) Nokia
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) Sophos
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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