Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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 July 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)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 1.54% 5.41% 2.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 40.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Bolton median daily rate £345 £278 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.32% - -
Manchester median daily rate £175 £320 £219
% change year-on-year -45.31% +46.29% +28.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £13.87 - £15.50

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 9.23% 13.51% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Bolton median daily rate £267 £300 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.17% +31.15% -39.00%
10th Percentile £193 £179 £208
90th Percentile £345 £410 £288
Manchester median daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -1.33% +15.38% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £13.87 £41.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -66.16% +156.25% +28.00%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Bolton

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Bolton

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Bolton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) RightFax
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) RightFax