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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 41 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing SLA 22 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.29% 3.76% 3.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.29% 26.47% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 12
Median daily rate £353 £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £338 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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
87 102 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.00% 14.21% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 58
Median daily rate £420 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.10 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +4.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 35 (54.69%) ITIL
2 29 (45.31%) Finance
3 28 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 28 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 23 (35.94%) Service Management
5 16 (25.00%) Service Design
6 15 (23.44%) Windows
7 13 (20.31%) Incident Management
8 11 (17.19%) DV Cleared
9 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
10 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
10 9 (14.06%) Project Management
10 9 (14.06%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 8 (12.50%) Change Management
11 8 (12.50%) Retail
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (10.94%) SQL
12 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.94%) Remedy
12 7 (10.94%) Avaya
13 6 (9.38%) CCNP
13 6 (9.38%) Cisco
13 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (9.38%) WAN
13 6 (9.38%) Unix
13 6 (9.38%) Supplier 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 5 (7.81%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Firewall
1 6 (9.38%) WAN
2 5 (7.81%) DHCP
2 5 (7.81%) DNS
2 5 (7.81%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) ATM
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) PBX
3 1 (1.56%) TACACS
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Big Data
1 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.69%) Apache Hive
2 3 (4.69%) DataStax
2 3 (4.69%) HBase
2 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (1.56%) PowerCenter
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Automotive
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Electronics
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) German Language
6 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Architect
3 14 (21.88%) Service Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Field Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Operations Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Supplier Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) MVS Operator
7 2 (3.13%) Unix Operator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Mainframe
1 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.38%) Unix
5 5 (7.81%) MVS
5 5 (7.81%) Windows NT
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.56%) Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) ITIL
2 23 (35.94%) Service Management
3 16 (25.00%) Service Design
4 13 (20.31%) Incident Management
5 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 9 (14.06%) Project Management
7 8 (12.50%) Change Management
8 6 (9.38%) Performance Management
8 6 (9.38%) Presales
8 6 (9.38%) Supplier Management
9 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) CRM
10 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.69%) Business Development
11 3 (4.69%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (4.69%) Data Management
11 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.69%) ITIL V3
11 3 (4.69%) Matrix Management
11 3 (4.69%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.69%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) Python
3 3 (4.69%) Ruby
3 3 (4.69%) VB
3 3 (4.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 28 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.19%) DV Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (9.38%) CCNP
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.81%) CCNA
6 4 (6.25%) MCSA
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.56%) CCSA
7 1 (1.56%) CCSE
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PMO
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (7.81%) UAG
3 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.25%) ISA Server
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) CA Wily
1 5 (7.81%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.69%) BladeLogic
2 3 (4.69%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (4.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.56%) OVSD
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Avaya
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.94%) Remedy
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco
3 5 (7.81%) Computacenter
3 5 (7.81%) Forcepoint
3 5 (7.81%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (4.69%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.69%) Genesys
5 3 (4.69%) SAP
6 2 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) F5
7 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.56%) Nokia
7 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
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