The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 17 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 18 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 8.65% 7.59% 5.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.06% 50.00% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£110 £390 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.79% +239.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £304 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
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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
31 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.90% 15.19% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 5
Average daily rate £450 £510 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +277.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 32 (74.42%) Service Management
2 30 (69.77%) MS Excel
2 30 (69.77%) HP
3 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
3 29 (67.44%) ITIL
4 27 (62.79%) OpenView
5 26 (60.47%) MCP
5 26 (60.47%) MS Office
5 26 (60.47%) IBM Notes
5 26 (60.47%) Lotus
5 26 (60.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
7 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
8 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
9 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
10 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
11 4 (9.30%) Oracle
11 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (9.30%) Line Management
12 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
12 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (6.98%) F5
12 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
12 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
12 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
12 3 (6.98%) IIS
12 3 (6.98%) Windows
12 3 (6.98%) HPUX
12 3 (6.98%) Solaris

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (60.47%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) Documentum
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (69.77%) MS Excel
2 26 (60.47%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.33%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) RNC
1 2 (4.65%) Intranet
1 2 (4.65%) ATM
1 2 (4.65%) GSM
1 2 (4.65%) SDH
1 2 (4.65%) UMTS
1 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.65%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) BODI
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Analyst
2 32 (74.42%) Service Analyst
3 31 (72.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Field Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) SAP HR Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Junior
5 1 (2.33%) PMO Manager
5 1 (2.33%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.33%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) HPUX
1 3 (6.98%) Solaris
1 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Service Management
2 29 (67.44%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Line Management
6 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) WFM
7 2 (4.65%) CAFM
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.65%) Coaching
8 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) MCP
2 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (62.79%) OpenView
2 26 (60.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) HP
2 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
3 26 (60.47%) Lotus
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) F5
5 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.98%) Compuware
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) Ericsson
6 2 (4.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
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