The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Uxbridge region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 15 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.91% - 1.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 7.77% 10.47% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
Average daily rate £260 £385 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.46% -10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £350 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £483 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
SLA
London

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

SLA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) ISSAP
5 1 (14.29%) MCTS
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISSAP
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft