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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 44 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 30 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.59% 5.65% 5.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.14% 59.72% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 2
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£330 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £119 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
- +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
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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
83 72 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.93% 9.46% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 8
Average daily rate £330 £340 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £168 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% -16.25%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 54 (54.00%) ITIL
2 42 (42.00%) Security Cleared
3 37 (37.00%) SC Cleared
4 35 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 29 (29.00%) Windows
5 29 (29.00%) Change Management
6 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (26.00%) Incident Management
7 25 (25.00%) Finance
8 22 (22.00%) VMware
8 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (19.00%) Telecoms
9 19 (19.00%) Service Management
9 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
9 19 (19.00%) Citrix
10 18 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (18.00%) Service Delivery
11 17 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (16.00%) UNIX
13 15 (15.00%) MCSE
13 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (13.00%) HP
15 13 (13.00%) Windows NT
16 12 (12.00%) Windows 2000
16 12 (12.00%) Mainframe
16 12 (12.00%) Remedy
16 12 (12.00%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (12.00%) ITIL V3
17 11 (11.00%) MCP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (8.00%) IIS
2 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) LAN
2 10 (10.00%) WAN
3 9 (9.00%) Firewall
4 7 (7.00%) NAS
4 7 (7.00%) SAN
4 7 (7.00%) TACACS
5 6 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.00%) Broadband
6 3 (3.00%) OSPF
6 3 (3.00%) BGP
6 3 (3.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.00%) MPLS
7 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.00%) VPN
7 2 (2.00%) DNS
7 2 (2.00%) DHCP
8 1 (1.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Ranorex
General
1 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 19 (19.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) Analyst
2 12 (12.00%) Support Analyst
2 12 (12.00%) Service Manager
3 9 (9.00%) Administrator
4 8 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 8 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.00%) Network Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Report Specialist
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Incident Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (10.00%) Clustering
3 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) SCADA
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Windows
2 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (16.00%) UNIX
4 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (13.00%) Windows NT
6 12 (12.00%) Windows 2000
6 12 (12.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.00%) Linux
9 4 (4.00%) MVS
10 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.00%) ITIL
2 29 (29.00%) Change Management
3 26 (26.00%) Incident Management
4 19 (19.00%) Service Management
5 18 (18.00%) Service Delivery
6 14 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (12.00%) ITIL V3
8 10 (10.00%) Line Management
9 8 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.00%) Project Management
11 5 (5.00%) Matrix Management
11 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.00%) Fault Management
11 5 (5.00%) Validation
12 4 (4.00%) Release Management
12 4 (4.00%) Operations Management
12 4 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (4.00%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.00%) eTOM
13 3 (3.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) Korn
4 1 (1.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 42 (42.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (37.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (15.00%) MCSE
5 11 (11.00%) MCP
5 11 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 8 (8.00%) CCNP
8 7 (7.00%) Degree
9 6 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (5.00%) CCSE
10 5 (5.00%) CCSA
11 4 (4.00%) CCNA
12 3 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (3.00%) CCIE
13 2 (2.00%) CNA
13 2 (2.00%) CNE
13 2 (2.00%) Novell Certification
14 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (1.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.00%) ISA Server
5 6 (6.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.00%) Firmware
7 2 (2.00%) XenApp
7 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.00%) UAG
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) SCOM
2 7 (7.00%) BladeLogic
3 5 (5.00%) OVSD
3 5 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.00%) CA Wily
5 3 (3.00%) OpenView
5 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.00%) Control-M
6 2 (2.00%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.00%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.00%) VMware
3 19 (19.00%) Citrix
4 13 (13.00%) HP
5 12 (12.00%) Remedy
6 11 (11.00%) Cisco
7 7 (7.00%) Blue Coat
7 7 (7.00%) Computacenter
7 7 (7.00%) Intel
8 6 (6.00%) Juniper
8 6 (6.00%) F5
9 5 (5.00%) Lumension
9 5 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.00%) Nokia
10 4 (4.00%) McAfee
10 4 (4.00%) Sophos
11 3 (3.00%) Adobe
11 3 (3.00%) Genesys
11 3 (3.00%) Avaya
11 3 (3.00%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago