Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - 15
Rank change year-on-year - +15 +10
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.39% - 3.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Bedford median daily rate £130 - £300
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £225 £300
% change year-on-year +83.33% -25.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 7 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.72% 17.89% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 12
Bedford median daily rate £400 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +13.92% -5.67%
10th Percentile £218 £364 £221
90th Percentile £425 £458 £523
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £403
% change year-on-year - +11.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bedford median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.89 £13.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +153.00% -48.00% +92.31%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Bedford

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SLA in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Bedford

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management