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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 24 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.54% 1.08% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 12.50% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £286 - £261
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 - £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £15.77 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -1.43%
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
13 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.67% 8.65% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Median daily rate £413 £440 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £494 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) DBS Check

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 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Vendor Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) F5