The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.85% 1.12% 1.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 29.41% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
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£275 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £304 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £9.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 - £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 - £9.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
SLA
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
36 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.56% 3.82% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 4
Average daily rate £350 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £372 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £9.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 - £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 - £9.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 7 £294 -16.07% 2
Abingdon - 1 - - 3
Witney - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (25.00%) General Ledger
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) MS Office
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.50%) Business Development
7 3 (12.50%) NAS
7 3 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 3 (12.50%) CLARiiON
7 3 (12.50%) Symmetrix
7 3 (12.50%) EMC Centera
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Replication
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
1 3 (12.50%) NAS
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (4.17%) RNC
3 1 (4.17%) ATM
3 1 (4.17%) GSM
3 1 (4.17%) SDH
3 1 (4.17%) UMTS
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) IT Support
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Report Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Trainee
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
1 3 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 3 (12.50%) Symmetrix
1 3 (12.50%) EMC Centera
1 3 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) HPUX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Business Development
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) WFM
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) VCP4
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) EMC
2 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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