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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 73 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing SLA 58 77 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.35% 2.69% 2.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.13% 31.56% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 25
Median daily rate £178 £180 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £157 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £374 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 16
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.70 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £44.60 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
222 244 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.01% 8.54% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 134 141
Median daily rate £419 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.89% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £166 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 34
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £20.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.07 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Hertfordshire +23 25 £270 -6.08% 8
Cambridgeshire +13 15 £275 -18.51% 3
Essex -8 9 £234 +4.00% 3
Bedfordshire +2 6 £115 -60.00% 2
Norfolk -16 4 £164 -6.57% 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 53 (45.69%) Windows
2 39 (33.62%) ITIL
3 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
4 31 (26.72%) Microsoft
5 28 (24.14%) Finance
6 27 (23.28%) Windows 7
7 25 (21.55%) Windows Server
8 18 (15.52%) SCCM
9 17 (14.66%) Windows 8
10 15 (12.93%) MS Office
11 13 (11.21%) SQL
12 12 (10.34%) Service Management
13 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
13 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
13 11 (9.48%) Cisco
13 11 (9.48%) Incident Management
13 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
14 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.62%) Logistics
14 10 (8.62%) VMware
14 10 (8.62%) SAN
14 10 (8.62%) Apple
14 10 (8.62%) CRM
14 10 (8.62%) SAP
14 10 (8.62%) Service Delivery
14 10 (8.62%) Firewall
15 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
15 9 (7.76%) Project Management
15 9 (7.76%) IIS

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 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.76%) IIS
3 8 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.31%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.72%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.86%) Confluence
8 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Office
2 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.72%) BASE24
4 1 (0.86%) Maximo
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.86%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.86%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) Firewall
1 10 (8.62%) SAN
2 6 (5.17%) Internet
3 4 (3.45%) DNS
3 4 (3.45%) GSM
3 4 (3.45%) LAN
3 4 (3.45%) UMTS
4 3 (2.59%) DHCP
4 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.59%) WAN
5 2 (1.72%) 2G
5 2 (1.72%) 3G
5 2 (1.72%) 4G
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.72%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.72%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.72%) Node B
5 2 (1.72%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.72%) RNC
6 1 (0.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) JMeter
2 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.86%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.59%) French Language
4 2 (1.72%) Back Office
4 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.72%) Legal
4 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Law
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Analyst
2 20 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 17 (14.66%) Support Analyst
4 16 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 15 (12.93%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (11.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (10.34%) Service Analyst
8 9 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.90%) Applications Support
9 8 (6.90%) Service Manager
10 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Consultant
11 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Service Desk Support
12 5 (4.31%) Service Desk Support Analyst
13 4 (3.45%) Implementation Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) .NET
1 6 (5.17%) .NET Framework
1 6 (5.17%) SOAP
1 6 (5.17%) Web Services
1 6 (5.17%) XML
2 4 (3.45%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.86%) Middleware
3 1 (0.86%) SAPUI5
3 1 (0.86%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) Statistics
3 6 (5.17%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.31%) CMDB
4 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.59%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.59%) CCTV
7 2 (1.72%) BYOD
7 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.72%) NHS
7 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.86%) Clustering
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.86%) iPhone
8 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.86%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (45.69%) Windows
2 27 (23.28%) Windows 7
3 25 (21.55%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.66%) Windows 8
5 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.76%) Apple iOS
7 8 (6.90%) Windows Vista
8 7 (6.03%) Mac OS
9 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.17%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.86%) Linux
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.86%) Unix
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) ITIL
2 12 (10.34%) Service Management
3 11 (9.48%) Incident Management
4 10 (8.62%) CRM
4 10 (8.62%) Logistics
4 10 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.76%) ITIL V3
5 9 (7.76%) Project Management
6 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.03%) Information Security
6 7 (6.03%) Server Building
6 7 (6.03%) Software Deployment
7 6 (5.17%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.45%) Migration
8 4 (3.45%) Wealth Management
9 3 (2.59%) Change Management
9 3 (2.59%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.21%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) C#
3 2 (1.72%) C
4 1 (0.86%) ABAP
4 1 (0.86%) Java
4 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) MCP
2 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.59%) CCNA
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.72%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.72%) MCSE
8 1 (0.86%) CCNP
8 1 (0.86%) HND
8 1 (0.86%) ISEB
8 1 (0.86%) MCITP
8 1 (0.86%) MCSA
8 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.86%) RACF
3 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) SCCM
2 8 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.45%) WSUS
4 2 (1.72%) Control-M
4 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) Cisco
3 10 (8.62%) Apple
3 10 (8.62%) SAP
3 10 (8.62%) VMware
4 9 (7.76%) Citrix
5 7 (6.03%) HP
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle
6 5 (4.31%) Remedy
7 4 (3.45%) Symantec
7 4 (3.45%) WorldPay
8 3 (2.59%) BMC
8 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.72%) Altiris
9 2 (1.72%) Avaya
9 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.72%) Juniper
9 2 (1.72%) Lotus
9 2 (1.72%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.72%) Thunderhead
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