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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 23 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.96% 5.68% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 38.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £255 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
13 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.50% 14.77% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 9
Median daily rate £325 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £43.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-53.75% +82.10%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) Mimecast
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Replication

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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Process Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Process Improvement Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Improvement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle