The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 19 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.80% 0.68% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £304 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
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Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.54% 0.68% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £125 - £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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 Watford

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) BCP
2 2 (28.57%) SMS
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) BCP
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle