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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.54% 9.62% 4.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.41% 63.64% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£215 £250 £93
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +170.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.23%
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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
17 55 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.25% 15.11% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 6
Average daily rate £325 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £235 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.06% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 22 May 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 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
3 9 (39.13%) WFM
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (26.09%) MS Office
6 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 4 (17.39%) 3G
7 4 (17.39%) Fault Management
7 4 (17.39%) LTE
7 4 (17.39%) 2G
8 3 (13.04%) Legal
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.04%) Citrix
8 3 (13.04%) Lotus
8 3 (13.04%) IBM
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
8 3 (13.04%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (8.70%) UNIX
9 2 (8.70%) Linux
9 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
9 2 (8.70%) MySQL

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.04%) IBM Notes
1 3 (13.04%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP xRPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) 3G
1 4 (17.39%) LTE
1 4 (17.39%) 2G
2 1 (4.35%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) Incident Manager
1 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 3 (13.04%) Analyst
1 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
1 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
2 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Wiki
2 2 (8.70%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) WFM
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (17.39%) Fault Management
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) Lotus
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) SAP