The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 20 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.95% - 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% - 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
SLA
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.55% 4.26% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Median daily rate £300 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £428 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) People Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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