The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 60 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.49% 1.07% 1.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.98% 15.79% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £313 £235 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.83% -14.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £67.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.07% +285.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
43 38 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.96% 6.75% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 31
Median daily rate £368 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £67.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.07% +285.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £67.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £67.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 2 £313 +159.33%
Abingdon - 1 - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) SCOM
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Apple