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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 90 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.41% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.12% 4.29% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £179 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+179.72% +15.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
189 140 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.46% 9.67% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 61
Median daily rate £446 £360 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.95% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £213 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%

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 3 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 8 (40.00%) Service Management
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (30.00%) Line Management
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Law
3 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) ClearTrust
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Transition Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Design
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) MS Office
7 1 (5.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) Firewall
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification

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 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) OSPF
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Service Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) WAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
1 8 (40.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) Line Management
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Design
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Transition Management
6 1 (5.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (5.00%) API Design
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Complex ETL
6 1 (5.00%) ETL Development
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) ClearTrust
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
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