The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Warrington region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 18 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing SLA 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.55% 1.88% 1.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 42.86% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.95% 4.38% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £510 £135 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+277.77% +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
SLA
Cheshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 8 (57.14%) MCP
3 8 (57.14%) OpenView
3 8 (57.14%) HP
3 8 (57.14%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
4 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) Lotus
6 5 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (35.71%) IBM Notes
7 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
7 3 (21.43%) Intranet
7 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Back Office
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) Logistics
7 3 (21.43%) Retail
8 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
8 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
9 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (7.14%) BMC

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (35.71%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Intranet
1 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Back Office
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Service Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCP
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) OpenView
2 7 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Lotus
4 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago