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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 61 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.49% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.08% 5.95% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £100 £300 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -26.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £15.77 £16.60
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -5.00%
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
59 84 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.70% 9.56% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 37
Median daily rate £344 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £227 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +25.00%

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
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 August 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 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) Pega
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) SOAP
4 5 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) ITSM
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.00%) IIS
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Line Management
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) CRISC
8 1 (5.00%) Capacity 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) ATM
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) ISDN
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) PABX
2 1 (5.00%) Symposium
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) ITSM
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
7 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
7 1 (5.00%) Threat Management
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CGEIT
1 1 (5.00%) CISA
1 1 (5.00%) CRISC
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Pega
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Verint