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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 34 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing SLA 36 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.22% 3.54% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.73% 40.30% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
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£270 £214 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -36.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £210 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £218 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £321 £288
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
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
98 67 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.48% 8.78% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 18
Average daily rate £335 £280 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £240 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% +82.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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 33 (40.74%) Windows
2 29 (35.80%) Security Cleared
3 25 (30.86%) SC Cleared
4 24 (29.63%) Finance
5 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
6 21 (25.93%) ITIL
7 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
8 19 (23.46%) UNIX
9 18 (22.22%) VMware
10 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
11 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (17.28%) Banking
13 14 (17.28%) MCSE
14 12 (14.81%) Windows NT
14 12 (14.81%) Change Management
14 12 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (13.58%) Mainframe
15 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (12.35%) Intel
17 9 (11.11%) Citrix
17 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
17 9 (11.11%) Windows 2000
17 9 (11.11%) SQL
18 8 (9.88%) Project Management
18 8 (9.88%) Clustering
19 7 (8.64%) Migration
19 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
19 7 (8.64%) Remedy

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.41%) IIS
3 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.70%) Apache
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 3 (3.70%) MS Project
3 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) SAN
1 6 (7.41%) iSCSI
1 6 (7.41%) NAS
2 5 (6.17%) LDAP
3 4 (4.94%) Broadband
3 4 (4.94%) VoIP
4 3 (3.70%) VPN
4 3 (3.70%) Intranet
4 3 (3.70%) Firewall
5 2 (2.47%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.47%) X.400
5 2 (2.47%) X.500
5 2 (2.47%) SMTP
5 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.23%) PABX
6 1 (1.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.23%) ISDN
6 1 (1.23%) LAN
6 1 (1.23%) PSTN
6 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.47%) OLTP
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.23%) MSI
2 1 (1.23%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (8.64%) Support Analyst
2 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
2 7 (8.64%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (7.41%) Administrator
3 6 (7.41%) Service Manager
4 5 (6.17%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (6.17%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Support Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Operations Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Systems Support
6 3 (3.70%) Network Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.70%) Architect
6 3 (3.70%) Systems Support Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.47%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) LAMP
1 3 (3.70%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) SOAP
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) XSL
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.23%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.23%) WCF
3 1 (1.23%) LINQ
3 1 (1.23%) jQuery
3 1 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.88%) Clustering
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Handset
4 2 (2.47%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.23%) HACMP
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) IVR
5 1 (1.23%) CESG
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) iPhone
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.74%) Windows
2 19 (23.46%) UNIX
3 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (14.81%) Windows NT
5 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 7 (8.64%) MVS
7 7 (8.64%) Linux
7 7 (8.64%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (6.17%) CentOS
8 5 (6.17%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.47%) AIX
10 2 (2.47%) Solaris
11 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.23%) OS/390
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Change Management
2 12 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (9.88%) Project Management
4 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.64%) Migration
4 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.41%) Service Management
6 5 (6.17%) ITSM
7 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.94%) Operations Management
7 4 (4.94%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.70%) Network Management
8 3 (3.70%) System Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.70%) Information Assurance
8 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.47%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) JCL
3 2 (2.47%) VBScript
3 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) C#
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Security Cleared
2 25 (30.86%) SC Cleared
3 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (17.28%) MCSE
5 7 (8.64%) Degree
6 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (6.17%) CCNA
8 4 (4.94%) CCNP
9 3 (3.70%) MCP
9 3 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.23%) ISEB
10 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.23%) PMP
10 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.23%) CCSA
10 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
System Software
1 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.64%) VMware ESX
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (7.41%) NFS
4 6 (7.41%) Terminal Services
4 6 (7.41%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.70%) Postfix
6 3 (3.70%) Sendmail
6 3 (3.70%) Squid
7 2 (2.47%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.47%) vSphere
7 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.23%) GPFS
8 1 (1.23%) XenApp
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Control-M
1 7 (8.64%) BladeLogic
2 6 (7.41%) SCOM
3 5 (6.17%) OVSD
4 4 (4.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.23%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (1.23%) OpenView
6 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.22%) VMware
3 10 (12.35%) Intel
4 9 (11.11%) Citrix
5 7 (8.64%) Cisco
5 7 (8.64%) NetApp
5 7 (8.64%) Remedy
6 5 (6.17%) F5
6 5 (6.17%) HP
6 5 (6.17%) Blue Coat
6 5 (6.17%) Avaya
6 5 (6.17%) Genesys
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.47%) IronPort
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle
8 2 (2.47%) ICL
9 1 (1.23%) Huawei
9 1 (1.23%) Novell
9 1 (1.23%) Lotus
9 1 (1.23%) SAP
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