The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 80 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 1.77% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.66% 18.88% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £179 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £356 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
SLA
North West

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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
176 143 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.85% 9.36% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 35
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £628 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+331.81% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +8.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Salford - 1 - - 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SLA.

1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
4 7 (16.28%) Service Management
4 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
5 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.95%) Finance
6 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.30%) Internet
7 4 (9.30%) DNS
7 4 (9.30%) WAN
7 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.30%) MS Office
7 4 (9.30%) Java
7 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
7 4 (9.30%) LAN
7 4 (9.30%) DHCP
7 4 (9.30%) Banking
7 4 (9.30%) Firewall
8 3 (6.98%) Degree
8 3 (6.98%) VPN
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (6.98%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Network Security

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (4.65%) IBM Notes
1 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Mule
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DHCP
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
1 4 (9.30%) LAN
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) Network Security
2 3 (6.98%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (4.65%) Skype
3 2 (4.65%) VLAN
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) WLAN
4 1 (2.33%) 2G
4 1 (2.33%) GPRS
4 1 (2.33%) GSM
4 1 (2.33%) SMTP
4 1 (2.33%) UMTS
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Hudson
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) French Language
3 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) Service Manager
3 5 (11.63%) DBA
3 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) IT Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Web Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Web Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) iPhone
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
3 7 (16.28%) Service Management
4 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Defect Management
7 2 (4.65%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) CISM
2 2 (4.65%) CISSP
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCENT
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) COBIT
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Salt
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Citrix
2 2 (4.65%) F5
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) Infor
2 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
2 2 (4.65%) Lotus
2 2 (4.65%) Lumension
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Splunk
2 2 (4.65%) Trustwave
3 1 (2.33%) Altiris
3 1 (2.33%) Aruba
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.33%) NetIQ
3 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
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