The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 89 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.63% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 6.25% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £241 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.25% +14.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
SLA
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
185 144 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.08% 10.13% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 82 66
Median daily rate £425 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £213 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.73% +45.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +9.52%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Law
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) ClearTrust
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Transition Management
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Complex ETL
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
5 1 (6.25%) API Design
5 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Service Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Design
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Transition Management
5 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (6.25%) API Design
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Complex ETL
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) ClearTrust
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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