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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 29 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SLA 40 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.57% 5.01% 6.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.51% 34.90% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 16
Median daily rate £430 £300 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £127 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £14.35 £19.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.47% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.27 £28.20 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.77 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.22% -1.43%
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
86 149 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.12% 14.35% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 54
Median daily rate £430 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £474 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £14.35 £19.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.47% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £12.00 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.27 £28.20 £14.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

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 30 September 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 30 September 2016.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SLA.

1 47 (61.84%) ITIL
2 38 (50.00%) Finance
3 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 23 (30.26%) Service Management
5 20 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 18 (23.68%) Service Delivery
7 17 (22.37%) SAP
7 17 (22.37%) Service Design
8 15 (19.74%) ITIL V3
8 15 (19.74%) Incident Management
9 14 (18.42%) Retail
9 14 (18.42%) MS Office
10 13 (17.11%) DV Cleared
11 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 11 (14.47%) Project Management
13 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (13.16%) HP
13 10 (13.16%) Windows
14 8 (10.53%) SQL
14 8 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (10.53%) Supplier Management
15 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (9.21%) Remedy
15 7 (9.21%) Unix
16 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
16 6 (7.89%) Windows NT
16 6 (7.89%) SAP BI
16 6 (7.89%) MVS
16 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
16 6 (7.89%) Change Management

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 (3.95%) Apache Pig
1 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Office
2 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) ATM
2 1 (1.32%) BGP
2 1 (1.32%) DWDM
2 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.32%) Frame Relay
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) MPLS
2 1 (1.32%) SDH
2 1 (1.32%) VoIP
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.32%) WLAN
2 1 (1.32%) X.25
2 1 (1.32%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SAP BI
2 4 (5.26%) Big Data
2 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.95%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.95%) DataStax
3 3 (3.95%) HBase
3 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.32%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (1.32%) PowerCenter
General
1 38 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (18.42%) Retail
3 5 (6.58%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Automotive
4 4 (5.26%) Electronics
4 4 (5.26%) German Language
4 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Architect
3 13 (17.11%) Service Architect
4 11 (14.47%) Service Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Supplier Manager
6 8 (10.53%) IT Manager
7 7 (9.21%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Service Manager
7 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Applications Support
8 6 (7.89%) Vendor Manager
9 5 (6.58%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) SAP Support
10 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) SAP BI Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) SAP Support Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.95%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.32%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
1 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (3.95%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) MVS
3 6 (7.89%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.84%) ITIL
2 23 (30.26%) Service Management
3 18 (23.68%) Service Delivery
4 17 (22.37%) Service Design
5 15 (19.74%) Incident Management
5 15 (19.74%) ITIL V3
6 11 (14.47%) Project Management
7 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.53%) Supplier Management
9 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.89%) Change Management
10 6 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
11 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.58%) ITSM
11 5 (6.58%) Line Management
11 5 (6.58%) People Management
11 5 (6.58%) Performance Management
11 5 (6.58%) Presales
11 5 (6.58%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) Java
2 3 (3.95%) Python
2 3 (3.95%) Ruby
3 1 (1.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 20 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.11%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.26%) Degree
5 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CCIE
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) CA Wily
1 5 (6.58%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.95%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) SAP
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.16%) HP
4 7 (9.21%) Remedy
5 3 (3.95%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.63%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) Juniper
7 1 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
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