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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 53 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.82% 1.51% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.26% 15.91% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £375 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £15.77 £16.60
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -5.00%
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
54 88 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.84% 9.50% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 29
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £343 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £70.00 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +25.00%

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 24 August 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 +13 4 £375 +3.44% 3
Mid Wales - 1 - - 4
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management

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 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 1 (9.09%) Front Office
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Google Closure
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) CMDB
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Communications Security
2 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
2 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) 3Com
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Michael Page International
Rate: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago