The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 24 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.84% 1.25% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 14.29% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +89.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +20.00%
SLA
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.09% 8.75% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £455 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

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

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 3 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) IPsec
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Vendor Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Contract Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) VMware