The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 34 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.80% 1.87% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.88% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £270 £180 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
SLA
Scotland

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 Renfrewshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
32 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.80% 3.74% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 8
Median daily rate £350 £180 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -45.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £180 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £180 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Erskine -14 7 £270 +50.00%
SLA
Scotland

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 9 (56.25%) Change Management
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
1 9 (56.25%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (31.25%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (31.25%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (31.25%) High Availability
4 5 (31.25%) PKI
4 5 (31.25%) WSUS
4 5 (31.25%) CMDB
4 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (31.25%) SCCM
4 5 (31.25%) SCOM
4 5 (31.25%) SCVMM
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) SMTP
3 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) Change Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Change Manager
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 5 (31.25%) CMDB
2 5 (31.25%) PKI
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) HPUX
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Change Management
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) High Availability
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
1 5 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) CA Spectrum
1 5 (31.25%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
1 5 (31.25%) SCVMM
1 5 (31.25%) WSUS
2 4 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) arcserve
3 5 (31.25%) CA
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (25.00%) AppSense
4 4 (25.00%) Brocade
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Lumension
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Symantec