The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing SLA 16 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.32% 1.56% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.78% 19.72% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £353 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
46 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.68% 7.89% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 33
Average daily rate £355 £275 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -29.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
SLA
Scotland

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Change Management
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
5 7 (30.43%) System Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
6 5 (21.74%) ERP
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (21.74%) UNIX
6 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
8 3 (13.04%) Sybase
8 3 (13.04%) Java
8 3 (13.04%) MS Project
8 3 (13.04%) MS Office
8 3 (13.04%) CRM
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.04%) Firewall

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project Server
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Project
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) ATM
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) 3G
3 1 (4.35%) DWDM
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) ISDN
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) PPP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) FDDI
3 1 (4.35%) 2G
3 1 (4.35%) RNC
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) xDSL
3 1 (4.35%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 4 (17.39%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Support Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Change Management
3 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
3 7 (30.43%) System Testing
4 5 (21.74%) ERP
4 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Demand Management
7 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) NEC
5 1 (4.35%) Huawei
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Nortel
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.35%) Nokia
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago