The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 15 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.15% 2.13% 2.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£115 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £286 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
SLA
West Midlands

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 Worcestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.05% 2.13% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate £450 £370 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +25.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +6.34%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +4 1 £115 -68.91%
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
1 2 (50.00%) BT
1 2 (50.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (25.00%) XMPP
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Draytek
2 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) BT
1 2 (50.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Draytek
2 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco