The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 23 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.30% 5.33% 3.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.43% 38.10% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.00% -4.42%
SLA
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.11% 14.00% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 14
Median daily rate £485 £363 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.79% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £24.50 £33.40 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.64% +11.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.29% +20.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

SLA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Luton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) French Language
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Governance
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Civica

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (33.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Service Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Service Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Level Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Service Design
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) Civica