The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 56 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.03% 2.26% 3.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.37% 36.67% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
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£140 £413 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.06% +70.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £271 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £438 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.55 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% +1.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SLA
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
67 30 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.00% 6.16% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 26
Average daily rate £345 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £318 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £650 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.55 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.42% +1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £12.55 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -3 7 - -
Hertford +2 3 - - 1
Stevenage -3 3 £170 -
Watford -4 1 £110 -75.58% 4
Abbots Langley - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 21 (58.33%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 7 (19.44%) Finance
6 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (13.89%) Windows
8 4 (11.11%) MCP
8 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 4 (11.11%) Law
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 3 (8.33%) Customer Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) People Management
9 3 (8.33%) OVSD
9 3 (8.33%) Workflow Management
9 3 (8.33%) Marketing
9 3 (8.33%) MCDST
9 3 (8.33%) Advertising
9 3 (8.33%) Workflow
9 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (8.33%) McAfee
9 3 (8.33%) SQL
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle
9 3 (8.33%) MS Office
9 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 3 (8.33%) OpenView

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) ATM
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Law
3 3 (8.33%) Advertising
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Dutch Language
4 2 (5.56%) German Language
4 2 (5.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Incident Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Relationships Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Quality Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Developer
4 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) JMS
2 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.78%) Spring
2 1 (2.78%) Java EE
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Statistics
1 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.89%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.33%) People Management
6 3 (8.33%) Customer Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow Management
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Operations Management
7 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Data Entry
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (2.78%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.11%) MCP
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.33%) MCDST
6 2 (5.56%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) MCTS
7 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) OpenView
1 3 (8.33%) OVSD
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) McAfee
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec
4 1 (2.78%) Veeam
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
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