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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 49 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.40% 1.63% 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.88% 12.64% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £229 £291 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.45% +35.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £124 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £395 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +27.58%

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
34 87 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.87% 12.91% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 59 39
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
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 £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) IAG
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Chat Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Chat Support
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CRISC
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) IAG
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware