The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 69 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing SLA 16 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 0.71% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.82% 12.12% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £12.42
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 - £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 - £19.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £15.50 £15.40
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +0.64%
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
85 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.96% 5.85% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 22
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £503 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -59.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £5.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £5.00 £19.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) MS Office
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
4 10 (37.04%) ITIL
5 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Citrix
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (14.81%) CA
9 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
9 4 (14.81%) DHCP
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
9 4 (14.81%) Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Degree
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (11.11%) AppSense
10 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
10 3 (11.11%) SCCM
10 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Lumension
10 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
10 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 3 (11.11%) Linux
10 3 (11.11%) VBA
10 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.70%) assyst
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) RNC
3 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) ATM
3 1 (3.70%) GSM
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) SDH
3 1 (3.70%) UMTS
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Intranet
3 1 (3.70%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Continuum
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Desktop Support
2 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Deskside Support
7 1 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Telephony Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.70%) EDI
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) WFM
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) VBA
2 2 (7.41%) JCL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) MCDST
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) CA
4 3 (11.11%) AppSense
4 3 (11.11%) Lumension
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) Mitel
6 1 (3.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.70%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.70%) Siemens
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