The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / East of England
Rank 82 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing SLA 42 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.96% 2.94% 2.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.61% 26.24% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 38
Median daily rate £340 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £80 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.30 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £19.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +27.58%

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
164 263 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.64% 11.22% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 147 164
Median daily rate £390 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £228 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £575 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.95 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £62.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the East of England region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the East of England region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SLA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -13 11 £158 -50.78% 4
Cambridgeshire -5 10 £150 +87.50% 2
Essex -4 9 £400 -7.51% 1
Bedfordshire -4 6 £245 -30.00% 2
Norfolk - 5 £363 -
Suffolk -12 1 - - 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SLA.

1 39 (45.88%) ITIL
2 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.53%) Finance
4 16 (18.82%) MS Office
5 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
6 13 (15.29%) SQL
6 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
6 13 (15.29%) Incident Management
7 12 (14.12%) Cisco
7 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
8 11 (12.94%) ITIL V3
8 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.94%) CRM
8 11 (12.94%) Oracle
9 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 9 (10.59%) Firewall
10 9 (10.59%) DNS
11 8 (9.41%) Java
11 8 (9.41%) Service Management
11 8 (9.41%) VMware
11 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
11 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
11 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.24%) Service Design
12 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
12 7 (8.24%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (8.24%) MCP
12 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (7.06%) IIS
1 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.06%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Office
2 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (2.35%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.35%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) DNS
1 9 (10.59%) Firewall
2 4 (4.71%) DHCP
2 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.71%) Internet
2 4 (4.71%) LAN
2 4 (4.71%) WAN
3 3 (3.53%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.35%) DWDM
4 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.35%) LDAP
4 2 (2.35%) NAS
4 2 (2.35%) SAN
4 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.35%) VoIP
4 2 (2.35%) Wireless
5 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 3 (3.53%) Publishing
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) Support Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Applications Support
5 8 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.41%) Service Manager
6 7 (8.24%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) DBA
9 3 (3.53%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) JSP
2 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
2 4 (4.71%) Java EE
2 4 (4.71%) JSF
2 4 (4.71%) Spring
2 4 (4.71%) Struts
2 4 (4.71%) XML
2 4 (4.71%) XSL
2 4 (4.71%) XSLT
3 2 (2.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) J2EE
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) NancyFx
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.53%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.53%) Statistics
5 2 (2.35%) CMDB
5 2 (2.35%) Life Science
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.18%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.88%) Unix
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.71%) Linux
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.18%) AIX
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.18%) Solaris
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) ITIL
2 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
3 13 (15.29%) Incident Management
4 11 (12.94%) CRM
4 11 (12.94%) ITIL V3
4 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.41%) Service Management
6 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.24%) Service Design
7 6 (7.06%) Fault Management
8 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.88%) High Availability
8 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.88%) Project Management
9 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.71%) ITSM
9 4 (4.71%) Line Management
9 4 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.53%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) Java
3 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.35%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) C#
6 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.24%) MCP
2 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 4 (4.71%) CCNP
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.53%) CCA
5 3 (3.53%) CCNA
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.35%) MCSA
6 2 (2.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.35%) MOS
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.18%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) WSUS
2 3 (3.53%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) Cisco
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle
4 8 (9.41%) VMware
5 5 (5.88%) Epicor
6 4 (4.71%) Avaya
6 4 (4.71%) BEA
6 4 (4.71%) Computacenter
6 4 (4.71%) Intel Security
6 4 (4.71%) Juniper
7 3 (3.53%) Apple
7 3 (3.53%) HP
7 3 (3.53%) SAP
7 3 (3.53%) Sun
8 2 (2.35%) Ciena
8 2 (2.35%) F5
8 2 (2.35%) Huawei
9 1 (1.18%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.18%) Lumension
9 1 (1.18%) Trustwave
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