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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.55% 5.39% 3.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.63% 40.74% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £283 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
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
41 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.62% 13.24% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 9
Median daily rate £500 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £120 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £715 £627
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) PMI
4 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (30.00%) OpenView
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) MCP
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) GIAC
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) GCFA
6 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (10.00%) Service Design
6 1 (10.00%) SIEM
6 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) GCFA
3 1 (10.00%) GCFE
3 1 (10.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) GREM
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) OSCP
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP