Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 23 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 74 58
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16 -24
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.26% 1.13% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.37% 8.82% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Coventry median daily rate £263 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.25% - +110.53%
West Midlands median daily rate £275 £300 £280
% change year-on-year -8.33% +7.14% +13.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Coventry median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +35.14% +5.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.30 £14.45
90th Percentile £14.15 £25.00 £22.15
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £13.03
% change year-on-year -50.00% +91.90% -25.56%

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 Coventry with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 76 136 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 10.11% 12.81% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 105 47
Coventry median daily rate £375 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% -1.88% +8.11%
10th Percentile £171 £299 £260
90th Percentile £575 £536 £700
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +3.33% -2.91% +14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Coventry median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -62.96% +125.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.13 £21.10
90th Percentile £20.90 £21.25 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.60
% change year-on-year -30.00% -9.40% +53.31%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Coventry

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Coventry

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Coventry over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Coventry

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
4 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Contract Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scorecard
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Process Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Assurance Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SLA Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
3 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Contract Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (5.88%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scorecard
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Veeam