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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 17 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.73% - 1.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.20
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +3.61%
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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
15 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 13.64% 7.89% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate £413 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £434 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £490 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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%) Senior Operations Analyst
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
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%) 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
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) ISSAP
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft