The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 18 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.08% 0.93% 1.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 16.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £115 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £15.77 £16.55
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -4.71%
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
5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.69% 5.61% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -1 2 - -
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft