The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cornwall with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 March 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)
South West / Cornwall
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 5 5
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cornwall - 5.26% 19.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £250 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +138.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +10.40% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.16% +3.44%  

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 Cornwall with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cornwall
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 7 2 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cornwall 25.00% 10.53% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £306 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +191.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £351 £109
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cornwall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cornwall citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Cornwall

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Cornwall

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Cornwall

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Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cornwall region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cornwall 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 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery