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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 27 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing SLA 46 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.58% 3.75% 3.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.66% 44.16% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 4
Average daily rate
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£390 £300 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +40.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £455 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +12.90%
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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
103 77 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.50% 8.49% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 23
Average daily rate £390 £300 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £177 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £460 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.19 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 24 (32.43%) ITIL
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
3 21 (28.38%) MS Office
4 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
5 17 (22.97%) Windows
5 17 (22.97%) SQL
6 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
7 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
7 15 (20.27%) UNIX
7 15 (20.27%) Management Information System
8 14 (18.92%) HP
9 13 (17.57%) Project Management
9 13 (17.57%) VMware
9 13 (17.57%) Incident Management
10 12 (16.22%) Service Management
10 12 (16.22%) Change Management
10 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.86%) DV Cleared
12 10 (13.51%) OVSD
12 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
13 9 (12.16%) Clustering
13 9 (12.16%) Information Security
13 9 (12.16%) Mainframe
13 9 (12.16%) LDAP
13 9 (12.16%) VB
13 9 (12.16%) .NET
13 9 (12.16%) DB2
13 9 (12.16%) DB2 UDB
13 9 (12.16%) Technical Analysis

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) SAS
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) Lync
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 21 (28.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) LDAP
2 4 (5.41%) SAN
3 3 (4.05%) Broadband
3 3 (4.05%) DNS
4 2 (2.70%) FTP
5 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) VoIP
5 1 (1.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.35%) Firewall
5 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) DB2
1 9 (12.16%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (6.76%) PowerCenter
2 5 (6.76%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.76%) Big Data
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.35%) ChangeMan
1 1 (1.35%) Ranorex
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Analyst
2 10 (13.51%) Service Manager
3 9 (12.16%) Security Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Incident Manager
5 6 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.76%) Hadoop Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) IT Services Manager
9 2 (2.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Supplier Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) SOAP
2 7 (9.46%) XML
2 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) ISPF
4 1 (1.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.16%) Mainframe
2 9 (12.16%) Clustering
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) LPAR
4 3 (4.05%) HACMP
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) AS400
6 1 (1.35%) APACS
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) CCTV
6 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) UNIX
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.81%) Linux
4 7 (9.46%) Windows NT
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 2000
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) AIX
7 3 (4.05%) VMS
7 3 (4.05%) MVS
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) ITIL
2 13 (17.57%) Project Management
2 13 (17.57%) Incident Management
3 12 (16.22%) Service Management
3 12 (16.22%) Change Management
4 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 9 (12.16%) Information Security
5 9 (12.16%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (10.81%) High Availability
6 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.81%) Security Management
6 8 (10.81%) Matrix Management
6 8 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 7 (9.46%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) Migration
8 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.76%) ETL
9 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.41%) Release Management
9 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
3 9 (12.16%) VB
4 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.05%) VBScript
5 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.05%) AWK
5 3 (4.05%) Korn
5 3 (4.05%) sed
5 3 (4.05%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) JCL
6 2 (2.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.86%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.46%) CISSP
5 3 (4.05%) APMP
6 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.70%) MCP
6 2 (2.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.70%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.35%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.76%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.41%) Firmware
4 3 (4.05%) Veritas File System
4 3 (4.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (2.70%) UAG
6 1 (1.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) OVSD
2 8 (10.81%) OpenView
3 7 (9.46%) Control-M
4 6 (8.11%) SCOM
5 4 (5.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.70%) SCCM
7 1 (1.35%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) HP
2 13 (17.57%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) Remedy
4 5 (6.76%) IBM
4 5 (6.76%) Informatica
4 5 (6.76%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.05%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (4.05%) 3PAR
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco
5 3 (4.05%) EMC
5 3 (4.05%) Symantec
5 3 (4.05%) Veritas
5 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.70%) Citrix
6 2 (2.70%) NetScout
7 1 (1.35%) F5
7 1 (1.35%) BMC
7 1 (1.35%) NetApp
7 1 (1.35%) Apple
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