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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 35 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 5 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.35% 1.56% 9.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 23.81% 63.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £286 £215 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.02% -14.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -10.29%
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
30 21 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.09% 6.54% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 14
Median daily rate £340 £325 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.37% +108.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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 27 May 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 5 (41.67%) BCP
1 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (33.33%) User Stories
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Business Development
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Use Case
2 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 4 (33.33%) BPR
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL

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
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (33.33%) MS Access
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Support Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Process Mapping Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) BCP
1 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
1 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 4 (33.33%) BPR
2 4 (33.33%) Business Development
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Use Case
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix