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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 51 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing SLA 16 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.32% 1.53% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.21% 22.22% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Average daily rate £345 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £339 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £11.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+24.21% -20.83%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
43 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.22% 6.89% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 32
Average daily rate £353 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.18% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £341 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
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 24 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 24 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 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Change Management
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (31.82%) System Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
5 5 (22.73%) ERP
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (22.73%) UNIX
5 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
7 3 (13.64%) Sybase
7 3 (13.64%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) Local Government
7 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) ATM
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) 3G
3 1 (4.55%) DWDM
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) ISDN
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) PPP
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) FDDI
3 1 (4.55%) 2G
3 1 (4.55%) RNC
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.55%) xDSL
3 1 (4.55%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 4 (18.18%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Support Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Change Management
3 7 (31.82%) System Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) ERP
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Demand Management
7 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Sybase
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) NEC
5 1 (4.55%) Huawei
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Nortel
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago