The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 10 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.75% 6.56% 1.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 80.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £280 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +5.45%
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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 Uxbridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 19.30% 8.20% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate £375 £285 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -35.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £408 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Manugistics
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Manugistics
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards