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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 54 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.20% 2.67% 1.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.81% 75.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
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£400 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.76 £19.88 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.79% +28.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -2.34%
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
31 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.67% 3.56% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 10
Average daily rate £315 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -11.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.52 £19.88 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +28.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 -15 5 £525 +31.25% 3
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
Kidlington - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) PABX
2 1 (7.69%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Report Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Trainee
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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