The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 56 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.78% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.17% 8.43% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £288 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.77 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.22% -1.43%
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 Glasgow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
48 83 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.16% 9.22% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 44
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £198 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £44.00 £20.50 £32.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.63% -37.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.50 £19.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.50 £46.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Glasgow region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SLA.

1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) IAG
6 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
6 1 (8.33%) CRISC
6 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (8.33%) COBIT
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (8.33%) SCOM
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (16.67%) IT Support
1 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Supplier Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) DataPower
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
4 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CGEIT
1 1 (8.33%) CISA
1 1 (8.33%) CRISC
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft