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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 67 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.49% 2.80% 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 35.48% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £9.25 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £12.58 £11.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
36 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.37% 7.88% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 21
Average daily rate £400 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £175 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £9.25 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £12.58 £11.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.89%
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
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 24 July 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 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (35.00%) System Testing
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) Symantec
7 3 (15.00%) Local Government
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project Server
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) ATM
2 1 (5.00%) ISDN
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) PPP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) FDDI
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) OSPF
2 1 (5.00%) BGP
2 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) xDSL
2 1 (5.00%) MRTG
2 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Functional Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) System Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (35.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) ERP
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
1 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds