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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 34 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.22% 2.48% 1.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 21.62% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £343 £388 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +69.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £282 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £430 £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
- -9.77%
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
28 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.54% 11.49% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 55
Median daily rate £438 £500 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £388 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £638 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

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 31 May 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 31 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Nokia
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE

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 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (16.67%) Availability Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity and Availability Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Check Point Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper Support
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Service Level Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow