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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 22 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing SLA 43 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.45% 5.11% 3.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.74% 36.13% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 9
Median daily rate £293 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.86% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £253 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £423 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.83% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
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
94 119 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.09% 14.15% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 40
Median daily rate £440 £356 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.50% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £207 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.17
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.57%

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 24 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SLA.

1 39 (55.71%) ITIL
2 36 (51.43%) Finance
3 18 (25.71%) Retail
4 16 (22.86%) Service Delivery
4 16 (22.86%) MS Office
5 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.00%) Service Management
6 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (17.14%) SAP
7 12 (17.14%) Windows
8 11 (15.71%) HP
8 11 (15.71%) Project Management
9 10 (14.29%) ATM
9 10 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 10 (14.29%) Service Design
10 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
10 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
10 9 (12.86%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
11 8 (11.43%) Mainframe
11 8 (11.43%) MVS
11 8 (11.43%) Remedy
11 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
11 8 (11.43%) Unix
11 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (11.43%) ITIL V3
11 8 (11.43%) Line Management
12 7 (10.00%) CA Wily
12 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (10.00%) Tivoli

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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) MS Office
2 9 (12.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
4 5 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) ATM
2 3 (4.29%) DWDM
2 3 (4.29%) Frame Relay
2 3 (4.29%) LAN
2 3 (4.29%) MPLS
2 3 (4.29%) SDH
2 3 (4.29%) VoIP
2 3 (4.29%) VPN
2 3 (4.29%) WAN
2 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.29%) WLAN
2 3 (4.29%) xDSL
3 1 (1.43%) BGP
3 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.43%) NGN
3 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.43%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.43%) DB2
General
1 36 (51.43%) Finance
2 18 (25.71%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Automotive
5 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 2 (2.86%) German Language
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 13 (18.57%) Architect
4 11 (15.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Service Architect
6 8 (11.43%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Supplier Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) IT Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Vendor Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) SAP BI Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) SAP Support
9 4 (5.71%) SAP Support Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) jQuery
1 1 (1.43%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.43%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.43%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.43%) Statistics
6 1 (1.43%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) MVS
2 8 (11.43%) Unix
3 7 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) ITIL
2 16 (22.86%) Service Delivery
3 14 (20.00%) Service Management
4 11 (15.71%) Project Management
5 10 (14.29%) Service Design
6 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
7 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.43%) ITIL V3
7 8 (11.43%) Line Management
8 7 (10.00%) Fault Management
8 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.57%) Supplier Management
10 5 (7.14%) Change Control
10 5 (7.14%) Change Management
10 5 (7.14%) System Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.14%) Validation
10 5 (7.14%) Workflow
11 3 (4.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) ABAP
2 1 (1.43%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.29%) CCIE
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.29%) Degree
6 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) CA Wily
1 7 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.43%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.43%) Control-M
2 1 (1.43%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) SAP
3 11 (15.71%) HP
4 8 (11.43%) Remedy
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
5 3 (4.29%) Juniper
6 2 (2.86%) Avaya
6 2 (2.86%) Huawei
7 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint