The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 75 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.50% 1.74% 2.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% 16.90% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
Median daily rate £130 £350 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +79.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.08% +17.76%
SLA
UK

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 Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
84 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.45% 10.29% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 58 41
Median daily rate £475 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £297 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.86 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.26% -22.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -7 2 £130 -62.85% 2
West Wales - 2 - - 2
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (11.11%) Terraform
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CCIP
4 1 (11.11%) CCDP
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
4 1 (11.11%) F5

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Support
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCDP
2 1 (11.11%) CCIP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) F5
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
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