The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 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 Warwickshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 31 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.26% 3.10% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 58.33% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £225 £93 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.24% -84.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.68% 5.31% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Average daily rate £419 £93 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+352.70% -76.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £90 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -4 1 £438 +379.45% 3
Leamington Spa - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Studley - - - -
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 4 (57.14%) Lotus
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) iPhone
3 2 (28.57%) iPad
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (28.57%) Handset
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Support
3 1 (14.29%) Major Incident Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Lotus