The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 32 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.58% 0.83% 1.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.67% 7.14% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate £250 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £215 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £435 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £67.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.55 £13.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.22% -4.46%
SLA
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
24 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.60% 11.60% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 12
Average daily rate £250 £408 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.65% +10.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £67.50 £24.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Oxford region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Oxford region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Lotus
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (23.08%) BMC
3 3 (23.08%) Remedy
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Back Office
3 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Domino
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) ADSL
2 1 (7.69%) CTI
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) ISDN
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) MRTG
2 1 (7.69%) PBX
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) VSAT
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus Notes Support
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Lotus
2 3 (23.08%) BMC
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
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