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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 59 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.93% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.91% 5.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £100 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
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
55 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.54% 8.65% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 26
Median daily rate £338 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £246 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £421 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 25 July 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 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) Validation
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) SOAP
2 9 (39.13%) Pega
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Banking
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) ITSM
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
8 2 (8.70%) Line Management
8 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.70%) Firewall
8 2 (8.70%) IIS
8 2 (8.70%) MS Office
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
9 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (4.35%) MySQL

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 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) ATM
2 1 (4.35%) BGP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) ISDN
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) MPLS
2 1 (4.35%) OSPF
2 1 (4.35%) PABX
2 1 (4.35%) SNMP
2 1 (4.35%) Symposium
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) CSS
1 9 (39.13%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) DataPower
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Validation
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) ITSM
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) Security Patching
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Pega
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) Verint