The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 30 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.63% 6.27% 2.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 62.96% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £77 £100 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £8.91 £12.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.76% +19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
SLA
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
24 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.76% 9.96% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 10
Median daily rate £344 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £139 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £8.91 £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.76% -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Kegworth - 3 £77 -
Leicester -4 1 £475 +375.00%
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM