The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.82% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £218 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £301 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.77 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.22% -1.43%
SLA
Suffolk

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 Ipswich region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.68% 5.60% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £306 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.52% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £375 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) NancyFx
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Verint
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Unix

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Verint
2 1 (16.67%) VMware