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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / East of England
Rank 83 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing SLA 37 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 2.28% 2.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.89% 22.50% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 41
Median daily rate £215 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £20.70 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.28% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £13.50 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £83.75 £18.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
186 240 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.90% 10.14% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 147 166
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £46.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.65% +65.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £62.55 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 0 12 £168 -47.65% 9
Cambridgeshire -2 11 £130 -21.21% 6
Essex -6 8 £400 -3.03%
Suffolk -11 3 £255 -43.33%
Bedfordshire +1 2 £505 +40.27% 1
Norfolk +9 1 £503 +25.62%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 34 (42.50%) ITIL
2 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (33.75%) Windows
4 19 (23.75%) Finance
5 16 (20.00%) MS Office
6 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
6 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
7 13 (16.25%) CRM
7 13 (16.25%) SQL
7 13 (16.25%) Incident Management
8 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 10 (12.50%) Oracle
9 10 (12.50%) Cisco
10 9 (11.25%) DNS
10 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
10 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
11 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (10.00%) ITIL V3
11 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.00%) Fault Management
11 8 (10.00%) MCP
12 7 (8.75%) Java
12 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.75%) Firewall
12 7 (8.75%) VMware
12 7 (8.75%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database

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 (7.50%) IIS
1 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (2.50%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.50%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) DNS
2 7 (8.75%) Firewall
3 6 (7.50%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.00%) DHCP
4 4 (5.00%) DWDM
4 4 (5.00%) Internet
5 3 (3.75%) LAN
5 3 (3.75%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.75%) WAN
6 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.50%) LDAP
6 2 (2.50%) NAS
6 2 (2.50%) SAN
6 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.50%) VoIP
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.25%) Intranet
7 1 (1.25%) Network Security
7 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 3 (3.75%) Legal
6 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Support Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (11.25%) Applications Support
5 8 (10.00%) Service Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (5.00%) Java EE
1 4 (5.00%) JSF
1 4 (5.00%) JSP
1 4 (5.00%) Spring
1 4 (5.00%) Struts
1 4 (5.00%) XML
1 4 (5.00%) XSL
1 4 (5.00%) XSLT
2 2 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.75%) Statistics
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.50%) CMDB
5 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Life Science
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.75%) Windows
2 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.00%) Unix
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) Linux
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) Android
7 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) ITIL
2 13 (16.25%) CRM
2 13 (16.25%) Incident Management
3 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 8 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.50%) Service Management
7 5 (6.25%) High Availability
7 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 5 (6.25%) Service Design
8 4 (5.00%) Line Management
8 4 (5.00%) RAD
8 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.75%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.75%) Change Management
9 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) Java
3 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) C#
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) MCP
2 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.00%) CCNP
6 3 (3.75%) CCA
6 3 (3.75%) CCNA
6 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.75%) MCSE
7 2 (2.50%) MCSA
7 2 (2.50%) MOS
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) WSUS
2 3 (3.75%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Cisco
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) VMware
4 5 (6.25%) Epicor
5 4 (5.00%) Apple
5 4 (5.00%) Avaya
5 4 (5.00%) Ciena
5 4 (5.00%) Computacenter
5 4 (5.00%) Huawei
5 4 (5.00%) Juniper
6 3 (3.75%) BEA
6 3 (3.75%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.75%) SAP
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix
7 2 (2.50%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.50%) Sun
8 1 (1.25%) F5
8 1 (1.25%) WatchGuard
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