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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 36 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.12% 2.26% 2.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.52% 19.05% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Median daily rate £175 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £400 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £18.25 £13.94
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +30.96%

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
42 42 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.80% 11.86% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 56
Median daily rate £425 £390 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £314 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
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 £21.98 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +75.00%

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
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 24 January 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 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Essbase
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
5 1 (16.67%) CRM

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 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Junos
1 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Essbase
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Server Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) BPEL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Apple
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel