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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 18 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.86% 0.91% 1.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 7.14% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 15.71% 12.73% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 16
Average daily rate £300 £575 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £430 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £700 £871
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £21.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
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
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 18 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft