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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 53 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.11% 5.22% 3.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.73% 47.22% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 17
Median daily rate £400 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
51 72 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.08% 11.06% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 62
Median daily rate £425 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £248 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £477 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -31.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

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
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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stevenage -10 1 - -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) MS Office
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
4 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.76%) Unix
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
1 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) JMeter
1 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Engagement Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Service Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
2 3 (17.65%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Engagement Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Bid Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (5.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Service Design
7 1 (5.88%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Computacenter
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Lumension
4 1 (5.88%) PTC
4 1 (5.88%) Siemens
4 1 (5.88%) Trustwave
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
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