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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 20 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SLA 21 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.61% 5.08% 6.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.84% 78.95% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
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£175 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.72% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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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
43 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.50% 6.44% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 20
Average daily rate £250 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (55.81%) MS Office
1 24 (55.81%) ITIL
2 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
3 14 (32.56%) Windows
4 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
5 12 (27.91%) IBM Notes
5 12 (27.91%) Lotus
6 11 (25.58%) Citrix
7 10 (23.26%) Problem Management
8 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
9 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
9 7 (16.28%) 2G
9 7 (16.28%) Legal
9 7 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (16.28%) 3G
9 7 (16.28%) Fault Management
9 7 (16.28%) LTE
10 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (11.63%) SQL
12 4 (9.30%) MCSE
12 4 (9.30%) HP
12 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (9.30%) WFM
12 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.98%) Degree
13 3 (6.98%) 4G
13 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (27.91%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 24 (55.81%) MS Office
2 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) 2G
1 7 (16.28%) 3G
1 7 (16.28%) LTE
2 3 (6.98%) 4G
2 3 (6.98%) RNC
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Support Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Service Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Incident Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Coordinator
5 4 (9.30%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL Service Manager
8 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Business Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Problem Management
3 7 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (16.28%) Fault Management
4 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) WFM
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.33%) Network Design
8 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Line Management
8 1 (2.33%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VB
2 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) MCSE
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) HND
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) WSUS
1 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Lotus
3 11 (25.58%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) HP
5 3 (6.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (6.98%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Nokia
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) Sophos
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