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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 54 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.00% 0.58% 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.55% 6.02% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £150 £158 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -53.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £158 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £158 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
- -9.77%
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
44 83 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.77% 9.58% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 30
Median daily rate £320 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £233 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

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 31 May 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 (37.04%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 9 (33.33%) SOAP
2 9 (33.33%) Validation
2 9 (33.33%) Pega
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) ITSM
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
8 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
8 2 (7.41%) 2G
8 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
8 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.41%) LTE
8 2 (7.41%) Line Management
8 2 (7.41%) 4G
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.41%) Firewall
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco
8 2 (7.41%) IIS
8 2 (7.41%) MS Office
8 2 (7.41%) GSM

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 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) 2G
1 2 (7.41%) 3G
1 2 (7.41%) 4G
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) GSM
1 2 (7.41%) LTE
1 2 (7.41%) UMTS
2 1 (3.70%) BGP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) IPsec
2 1 (3.70%) ISDN
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) OSPF
2 1 (3.70%) SNMP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
1 9 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) DataPower
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Validation
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) ITSM
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) ERP
7 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.70%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CCNP
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Pega
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Avaya
3 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Huawei
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.70%) Verint