The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 45 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 11 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.86% 3.50% 3.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.40% 30.77% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 17
Median daily rate £158 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £238 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £376 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £18.25 £13.94
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +30.96%

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
47 65 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.97% 11.36% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 50
Median daily rate £425 £413 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £347 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £529 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +75.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £158 -
Hemel Hempstead -2 1 - - 1
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
3 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (28.57%) MS Office
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) CCNP
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 4 (19.05%) Service Design
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) Computacenter
6 4 (19.05%) Fault Management
7 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (9.52%) PHP
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Service Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Engagement Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Bid Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Fault Management
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Service Design
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Computacenter
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.76%) Lumension
5 1 (4.76%) PTC
5 1 (4.76%) Siemens
5 1 (4.76%) Trustwave
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
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