The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 24 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.53% 6.02% 3.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 27.78% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£346 £405 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £12.18
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +19.09%
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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 Erskine region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.13% 21.69% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Average daily rate £267 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.60% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £311 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +40.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification