The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 25 34
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine - 1.32% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 50.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £180 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.77 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.22% -1.43%
SLA
Renfrewshire

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
25 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.29% 2.63% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 9
Median daily rate £420 £290 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -15.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £202 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £378 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Erskine region with a requirement for SLA.

1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
1 9 (60.00%) HP
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) SCCM
4 5 (33.33%) SCOM
4 5 (33.33%) SCVMM
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) WSUS
4 5 (33.33%) CMDB
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (33.33%) PKI
4 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (33.33%) High Availability
4 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) AIX
4 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) SMTP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) SMTP
3 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Administrator
2 8 (53.33%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Change Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Change Manager
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
1 5 (33.33%) CMDB
1 5 (33.33%) PKI
2 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) AIX
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) HPUX
3 4 (26.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) High Availability
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
4 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
4 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
1 5 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
1 5 (33.33%) SCVMM
1 5 (33.33%) WSUS
2 4 (26.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) arcserve
2 5 (33.33%) CA
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (26.67%) AppSense
3 4 (26.67%) Brocade
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Lumension
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) Symantec