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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 10 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.72% 0.97% 9.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 81.82% 6.67% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 14
Median daily rate £363 £100 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+262.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.62% +23.33%

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
11 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 8.21% 14.61% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 36 27
Median daily rate £363 £550 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £263 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £637 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

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
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 19 January 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 Warrington region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (35.29%) Service Management
1 6 (35.29%) Service Design
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
4 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) ECDL
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
5 2 (11.76%) 3G
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.76%) AppSense
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) RNC
5 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 10

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) 3G
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) RNC
2 1 (5.88%) 2G
2 1 (5.88%) 4G
2 1 (5.88%) GSM
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Node B
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Service Architect
3 3 (17.65%) ICT Manager
3 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Project Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Performance Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Assistant
5 1 (5.88%) Project Support Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Service Design
1 6 (35.29%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.88%) DNA
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ECDL
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) AppSense
3 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.88%) Huawei
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) NEC
3 1 (5.88%) Nokia
3 1 (5.88%) Nortel