The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - 32 40
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 3.44% 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 35.71% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £67.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +260.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +23.33%

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
14 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.29% 9.62% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 23
Median daily rate £400 £250 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -38.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £155 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +206.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Vendor Relationship Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft