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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 43 59
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 2.06% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 17.78% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Median daily rate - £285 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.08% +17.76%
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
52 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.58% 11.58% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 60 31
Median daily rate £400 £340 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £175 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.30% +4.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

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 9 December 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 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (33.33%) CGEIT
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) IAG
1 1 (33.33%) CRISC
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Threat Management

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 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CGEIT
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) IAG
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus