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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 44 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.58% 2.13% 2.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.85% 19.05% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £160 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
52 42 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.12% 11.17% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 54
Median daily rate £425 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £574 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £122.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +716.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +88.88%

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
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 25 February 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Essbase
3 1 (20.00%) BPEL
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Hyperion

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 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Essbase
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Server Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Database Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel