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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 17 11 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.61% 10.67% 5.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.75% 55.17% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £400 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £368 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.08% +17.76%
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
16 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.91% 19.33% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 21
Median daily rate £475 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Luton region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 9 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 Luton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Service Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Service Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Level Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) JSF
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Struts
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSL
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Avaya
1 1 (14.29%) BEA
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP