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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
UK / Wales
Rank 39 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing SLA 26 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.85% 2.41% 3.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.96% 18.60% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 5
Median daily rate £475 £138 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+245.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £405 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
93 86 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.76% 12.95% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 22
Median daily rate £419 £330 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.89% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £138 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £28.75 £48.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.10% +336.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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
West Wales - 18 £488 -
South Wales +9 7 £375 +172.72% 5
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
1 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (59.26%) Ansible
2 16 (59.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (59.26%) Web Services
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Terraform
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) CCNP
4 5 (18.52%) CCIP
4 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (18.52%) F5
4 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 4 (14.81%) CCDP
5 4 (14.81%) Unix
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
6 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) People Management
7 2 (7.41%) Firewall
8 1 (3.70%) ITSM

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (59.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
General
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) ICT Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) ICT Support
8 1 (3.70%) ICT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.70%) SOC Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
1 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
1 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (18.52%) CCIP
3 5 (18.52%) CCNP
4 4 (14.81%) CCDP
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Ansible
1 16 (59.26%) Terraform
2 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
2 5 (18.52%) F5
3 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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