The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 25 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing SLA 33 46 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.50% 4.94% 8.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.37% 38.98% 56.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 22
Median daily rate £431 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £137 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Median hourly rate £9.61 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
SLA
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
86 118 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.33% 12.67% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 54 55
Median daily rate £438 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £268 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Median hourly rate £9.61 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.09% +25.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 7 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SLA.

1 52 (60.47%) ITIL
2 48 (55.81%) Finance
3 32 (37.21%) Service Management
3 32 (37.21%) Security Cleared
4 30 (34.88%) SC Cleared
5 26 (30.23%) Service Design
6 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
7 19 (22.09%) Retail
8 17 (19.77%) Incident Management
9 15 (17.44%) Project Management
9 15 (17.44%) DV Cleared
10 14 (16.28%) ITIL V3
10 14 (16.28%) SAP
10 14 (16.28%) Windows
11 12 (13.95%) Unix
11 12 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (12.79%) Mainframe
12 11 (12.79%) MVS
12 11 (12.79%) Windows NT
13 10 (11.63%) MS Office
13 10 (11.63%) Tivoli
13 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.63%) CA Wily
14 9 (10.47%) SQL
15 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
15 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (9.30%) Change Management
15 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
16 7 (8.14%) Automotive
16 7 (8.14%) HP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (4.65%) CMS
2 3 (3.49%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Office
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 4 (4.65%) Big Data
2 4 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.49%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.49%) DataStax
3 3 (3.49%) HBase
3 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.16%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (1.16%) PowerCenter
General
1 48 (55.81%) Finance
2 19 (22.09%) Retail
3 7 (8.14%) Automotive
4 6 (6.98%) Banking
5 4 (4.65%) German Language
6 2 (2.33%) Electronics
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Analyst
2 22 (25.58%) Architect
3 21 (24.42%) Service Architect
4 12 (13.95%) Service Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.98%) Service Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) SAP Support
9 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Operations Manager
9 4 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) SAP BI Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) SAP Support Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.49%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.16%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Unix
3 11 (12.79%) MVS
3 11 (12.79%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (60.47%) ITIL
2 32 (37.21%) Service Management
3 26 (30.23%) Service Design
4 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
5 17 (19.77%) Incident Management
6 15 (17.44%) Project Management
7 14 (16.28%) ITIL V3
8 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.30%) Change Management
9 7 (8.14%) Supplier Management
10 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.98%) CRM
10 6 (6.98%) ITSM
10 6 (6.98%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (6.98%) Presales
11 5 (5.81%) Line Management
11 5 (5.81%) Matrix Management
11 5 (5.81%) People Management
11 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.81%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) Java
2 3 (3.49%) Python
2 3 (3.49%) Ruby
3 1 (1.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 32 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 30 (34.88%) SC Cleared
3 15 (17.44%) DV Cleared
4 12 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.65%) Degree
5 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.16%) QA
1 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) CA Wily
1 10 (11.63%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.49%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.16%) Control-M
3 1 (1.16%) OVSD
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) SAP
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.14%) HP
4 6 (6.98%) Avaya
4 6 (6.98%) Remedy
5 3 (3.49%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.49%) Computacenter
5 3 (3.49%) Genesys
6 1 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Rate: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum (Pro Rata)
Posted: 19 days ago