The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.49% 3.66% 3.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.26% 23.29% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 15
Median daily rate £275 £425 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +142.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £313 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £500 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.77 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.22% -1.43%
SLA
Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
54 73 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.07% 15.70% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 67
Median daily rate £450 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Siebel
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) BPEL
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 3 (33.33%) Junos
3 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Siebel Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (33.33%) EAI

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Junos
1 3 (33.33%) tcpdump
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Support
2 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Siebel Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Siebel Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) BPEL
1 4 (44.44%) Change Control
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) EAI
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Siebel Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Siebel
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow