The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 22 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 5.68% 3.05% 11.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.43% 14.04% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 21
Median daily rate £655 £120 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+445.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +20.00%
SLA
Cheshire

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 Warrington region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.23% 21.76% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 48 30
Median daily rate £625 £475 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +251.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £578 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 3 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 Warrington region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
1 6 (46.15%) Service Design
2 4 (30.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (15.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
4 2 (15.38%) 3G
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) AppSense
4 2 (15.38%) RNC

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) 3G
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) RNC
2 1 (7.69%) 2G
2 1 (7.69%) 4G
2 1 (7.69%) GSM
2 1 (7.69%) Node B
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Service Architect
3 3 (23.08%) ICT Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Field Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Technology
5 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Performance Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Design
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (15.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) AppSense
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.69%) Huawei
2 1 (7.69%) NEC
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia
2 1 (7.69%) Nortel