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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 19 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.52% 1.85% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.33% 23.08% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £315 £387 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
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
12 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.74% 8.02% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 18
Median daily rate £400 £387 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £375 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

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 24 May 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Supplier Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) NGN
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) ISDN
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Informix
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
6 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Unix

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 (22.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) ISDN
1 2 (22.22%) NGN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Informix
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Database Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Database Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Database Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Database Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Supplier Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) People Management
6 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Record to Report
6 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Avaya
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) SAP