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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.87% 3.60% 1.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.23% 73.91% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
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£525 £363 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% +23.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.88 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.59% +24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £16.78 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £22.98 £17.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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
26 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.52% 4.87% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 12
Average daily rate £315 £400 £486
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -17.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £172 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.88 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% +24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £16.78 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.20 £22.98 £17.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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
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 19 September 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 -10 3 £525 +31.25% 1
Abingdon - 1 - - 5
Banbury - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) MS Office
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) BCP
5 1 (5.56%) DTV
5 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
2 1 (5.56%) PABX
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) Economics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Software Distribution
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITSM
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) BCP
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Management
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £11.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago