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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 14 17
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 2.74% 3.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 25.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
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
16 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 17.58% 10.96% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £360 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

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