The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 13 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 6.06% 0.66% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 1.56% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £110 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.89%
SLA
Surrey

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 Staines region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
14 64 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 21.21% 42.11% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £475 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £463 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £506 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Staines

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Staines region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

SLA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 10 (83.33%) Unix
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Smart Meter
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (33.33%) ZigBee
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Unix Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Unix Technical Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Smart Metering Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Smart Meter
2 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) SAP