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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 27 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.38% 3.27% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.71% 30.43% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £415 - £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
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
14 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.67% 10.75% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Median daily rate £360 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £328 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £487 £502
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 £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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
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 30 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) NGN
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Informix
4 2 (16.67%) ISDN
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Retail

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ISDN
1 2 (16.67%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Informix
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Vendor Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Database Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Database Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Database Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) People Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Avaya
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle