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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 60 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing SLA 11 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.29% 0.78% 0.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 5.45% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Median daily rate £425 £500 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +85.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £500 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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
99 202 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.63% 14.27% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 102 143
Median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £213 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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
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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 10 (41.67%) ITIL
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Service Management
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (25.00%) Line Management
4 6 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 6 (25.00%) ITSM
4 6 (25.00%) Service Design
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (12.50%) Sybase
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (12.50%) SAP Basis
7 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.50%) MaxDB
7 3 (12.50%) NWDI
7 3 (12.50%) Transition Management
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.50%) SAP MII

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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP BPC
1 3 (12.50%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Route 53
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MaxDB
2 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) DataStage
4 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) NWDI
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) IT Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Service Management
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (25.00%) ITSM
4 6 (25.00%) Line Management
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) Service Design
4 6 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Transition Management
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) ERP
8 1 (4.17%) ETL
8 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Sybase
3 2 (8.33%) NetIQ
4 1 (4.17%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) Tableau