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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 30 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.20% 5.42% 2.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 84.62% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.88 £16.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% +23.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £16.78 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £22.98 £17.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +4.16%
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
15 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.00% 6.40% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Average daily rate £370 £400 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £140 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.88 £16.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% +23.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £16.78 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £22.98 £17.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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
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 18 September 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) PABX
1 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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