The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 47 45
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 2.33% 1.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 14.75% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.08% +17.76%
SLA
South West

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 Somerset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 61 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.17% 15.80% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 44 39
Median daily rate £355 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £475
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 £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Somerset region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SLA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Contact Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Contact Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco