Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 16 December 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 > Devon
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 39 56
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -27
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.16% 3.35% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.34% 21.33% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Devon median daily rate £195 £190 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -47.59% +98.63%
10th Percentile £187 £185 £315
90th Percentile £540 £215 £409
South West median daily rate £375 £210 £351
% change year-on-year +78.57% -40.09% +40.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Devon median hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.15% -3.33% -11.76%

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 Devon with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 58 75 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.24% 15.72% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 106
Devon median daily rate £375 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.04% -2.61%
10th Percentile £253 £185 £275
90th Percentile £463 £520 £514
South West median daily rate £410 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +3.54% +5.60% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -7.89% -6.75% +3.82%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Devon

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Devon

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Devon over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Devon

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Devon

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -2 5 £370 +94.74% 1
SLA
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Devon region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Java

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
1 1 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
1 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds