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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.83% 1.28% 0.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.39% 15.69% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 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 £223 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £415 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.89%
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
41 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.50% 8.13% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 14
Average daily rate £285 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +8.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 10 £250 -9.09% 1
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Lotus
4 3 (20.00%) BMC
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Remedy
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Back Office
4 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) General Ledger

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Domino
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) ADSL
2 1 (6.67%) CTI
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) ISDN
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) MRTG
2 1 (6.67%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VSAT
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Lotus
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) BMC
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
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