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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 84 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 20 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 1.97% 1.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.20% 20.78% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
Median daily rate £363 £250 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% +20.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £185 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £337 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
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
164 154 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.92% 9.48% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 41
Median daily rate £394 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -20.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.45% +24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 26 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SLA.

1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
6 6 (13.95%) Finance
7 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.63%) Java
7 5 (11.63%) SQL
7 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.30%) Service Management
8 4 (9.30%) Internet
8 4 (9.30%) MS Office
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
8 4 (9.30%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) Banking
8 4 (9.30%) Degree
9 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.98%) SCCM
9 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.98%) LAN
9 3 (6.98%) DNS
9 3 (6.98%) WAN
9 3 (6.98%) DHCP
9 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (6.98%) ITSM

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
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
3 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%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) DHCP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) Network Security
3 2 (4.65%) Skype
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) VLAN
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) WLAN
4 1 (2.33%) 2G
4 1 (2.33%) 3G
4 1 (2.33%) GPRS
4 1 (2.33%) GSM
4 1 (2.33%) HSPA
4 1 (2.33%) LTE
4 1 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Service Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) IT Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) IT Recruitment Resourcer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Resourcer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Recruitment Resourcer
5 3 (6.98%) Resourcer
5 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Monitoring Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Web Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
1 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.33%) JPA
1 1 (2.33%) REST
1 1 (2.33%) Spring
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) iPhone
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.98%) ITSM
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Defect Management
7 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Java
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CISM
3 2 (4.65%) CISSP
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCENT
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) COBIT
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Altiris
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%) NetIQ
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Splunk
2 2 (4.65%) Trustwave
3 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
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