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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 29 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.59% 4.17% 3.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 55.00% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate
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- £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £294 £308
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.64 £15.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -2.34%
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
36 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.78% 7.58% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 14
Average daily rate £388 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £306 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £462 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -11.39%

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 22 October 2014.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (63.64%) ITIL
2 17 (51.52%) MS Office
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 11 (33.33%) Citrix
5 10 (30.30%) IBM Notes
5 10 (30.30%) Lotus
5 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
5 10 (30.30%) Problem Management
6 7 (21.21%) Fault Management
6 7 (21.21%) LTE
6 7 (21.21%) 2G
6 7 (21.21%) 3G
7 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 4 (12.12%) MCSE
9 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (12.12%) HP
9 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
10 3 (9.09%) 4G
10 3 (9.09%) Degree
10 3 (9.09%) Dell
11 2 (6.06%) LAN
11 2 (6.06%) VoIP
11 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
11 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (30.30%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) LTE
1 7 (21.21%) 2G
1 7 (21.21%) 3G
2 3 (9.09%) 4G
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.03%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) RNC
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Incident Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (21.21%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL Service Manager
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Problem Management
3 7 (21.21%) Fault Management
4 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Line Management
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) MCSE
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) HND
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
1 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 10 (30.30%) Lotus
4 4 (12.12%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Nokia
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) Sophos