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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 80 66 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +31
Contract jobs citing SLA 44 80 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 2.56% 1.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.19% 28.67% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 17
Median daily rate £280 £220 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £117 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £21.53 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.25% +37.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £15.77 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £60.00 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -4.42%
SLA
England

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
256 279 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.31% 8.95% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 158 147
Median daily rate £413 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £382
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 33
Median hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £46.26 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +26 14 £153 +67.56% 6
Hertfordshire -18 11 £475 +128.91% 7
Essex -4 10 £220 -41.33% 3
Suffolk +6 5 £220 -17.37% 1
Bedfordshire -5 4 £375 +25.00% 4
Norfolk -5 1 £450 +246.15% 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 37 (35.92%) Windows
2 31 (30.10%) ITIL
3 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.30%) Active Directory
5 22 (21.36%) Project Management
6 19 (18.45%) Finance
6 19 (18.45%) MS Office
6 19 (18.45%) Windows 7
7 14 (13.59%) Service Management
7 14 (13.59%) SQL
7 14 (13.59%) Windows 8
7 14 (13.59%) Windows Server
8 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
9 12 (11.65%) Cisco
9 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (11.65%) ITIL V3
10 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
11 10 (9.71%) SCCM
12 9 (8.74%) Citrix
12 9 (8.74%) Oracle
12 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
13 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
13 8 (7.77%) HP
13 8 (7.77%) VMware
14 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
14 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
14 7 (6.80%) SAP
14 7 (6.80%) MCP
15 6 (5.83%) Windows XP

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 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.88%) Confluence
2 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.91%) IIS
4 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.97%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.97%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (18.45%) MS Office
2 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.83%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.94%) BASE24
3 1 (0.97%) Maximo
3 1 (0.97%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.97%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.97%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Internet
1 5 (4.85%) LAN
1 5 (4.85%) VPN
1 5 (4.85%) WAN
2 4 (3.88%) Firewall
2 4 (3.88%) GSM
2 4 (3.88%) UMTS
3 3 (2.91%) Wireless
4 2 (1.94%) 2G
4 2 (1.94%) 3G
4 2 (1.94%) 4G
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.94%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.94%) Node B
4 2 (1.94%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.94%) RNC
4 2 (1.94%) SAN
4 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.94%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) JIRA
1 4 (3.88%) JMeter
1 4 (3.88%) LoadRunner
1 4 (3.88%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) French Language
5 2 (1.94%) Advertising
5 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Local Government
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (27.18%) Analyst
2 15 (14.56%) Support Analyst
2 15 (14.56%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) Desktop Support
4 10 (9.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Service Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.83%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Engagement Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Implementation Controller
8 4 (3.88%) Performance Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Performance Test Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Service Desk Support
8 4 (3.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) .NET
1 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.94%) SOAP
1 2 (1.94%) Web Services
1 2 (1.94%) XML
1 2 (1.94%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.97%) J2EE
2 1 (0.97%) JSP
2 1 (0.97%) Middleware
2 1 (0.97%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.88%) CMDB
3 4 (3.88%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.91%) CCTV
4 3 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.94%) BYOD
5 2 (1.94%) Clustering
5 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.94%) PMI
5 2 (1.94%) Social Media
5 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.97%) Statistics
6 1 (0.97%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Windows
2 19 (18.45%) Windows 7
3 14 (13.59%) Windows 8
3 14 (13.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.83%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.88%) Linux
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.91%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.94%) AIX
7 2 (1.94%) Solaris
7 2 (1.94%) Unix
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.10%) ITIL
2 22 (21.36%) Project Management
3 14 (13.59%) Service Management
4 12 (11.65%) ITIL V3
5 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.85%) ITSM
8 5 (4.85%) Logistics
8 5 (4.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.85%) SDLC
8 5 (4.85%) Validation
9 4 (3.88%) CRM
9 4 (3.88%) Information Security
9 4 (3.88%) Migration
9 4 (3.88%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (3.88%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.88%) Six Sigma
9 4 (3.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) SQL
2 2 (1.94%) C#
2 2 (1.94%) Java
3 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) MCP
2 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.91%) Degree
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.94%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) CCNA
5 2 (1.94%) CCNP
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.97%) HND
6 1 (0.97%) ISEB
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.97%) MCSE
6 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.97%) RHCE
6 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (23.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) KVM
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.97%) RACF
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) SCCM
2 4 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.88%) WSUS
3 2 (1.94%) Control-M
3 2 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.97%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) Cisco
3 9 (8.74%) Citrix
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle
4 8 (7.77%) HP
4 8 (7.77%) VMware
5 7 (6.80%) SAP
6 6 (5.83%) Remedy
7 4 (3.88%) Apple
7 4 (3.88%) Symantec
7 4 (3.88%) WorldPay
8 3 (2.91%) BMC
8 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.91%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.91%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.94%) Avaya
9 2 (1.94%) EMC
9 2 (1.94%) Juniper
9 2 (1.94%) Lotus
9 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
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