The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 17 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 3.08% 1.08% 2.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 14.29% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
- +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
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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 Hemel Hempstead region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 4.62% 7.53% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £310 £400 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% -16.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Hemel Hempstead region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Hemel Hempstead region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) OpenView
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Lotus
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (62.50%) MCP
2 5 (62.50%) IBM Notes
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds

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Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 5 (62.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) OpenView
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Lotus
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds