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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -2
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 1.71% 2.63% 6.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 25.00% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £313 £346 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% -14.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
20 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.71% 10.53% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 9
Average daily rate £395 £267 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.73% -18.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £264 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £346 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

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

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (14.29%) AOM
4 1 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (14.29%) WSUS
4 1 (14.29%) CMDB

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) HPUX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) arcserve
1 1 (14.29%) CA
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware