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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 25 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.75% 1.20% 1.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 16.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£110 £451 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.58% +165.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
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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
1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.75% 7.23% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £110 £451 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.58% +165.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SAP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
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