The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 0.68% 8.70% 3.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% 40.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£218 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
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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
8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 5.44% 21.74% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £379 £525 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.80% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (75.00%) MS Project Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Project
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (75.00%) MS Project Server
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
1 3 (75.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware