The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 June 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)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 61 69
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.81% 1.42% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.46% 14.71% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £100 £238 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.89% +3.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £236 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -21.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.17% +11.66%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 83 68 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 12.52% 9.66% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 60
Median daily rate £390 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.55% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Glasgow

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Glasgow

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Glasgow over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SLA in Glasgow

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

1 11 (73.33%) Break/Fix
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Virgin Media
3 1 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) KYC
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Field Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Break Fix Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Field Service Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Break/Fix
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) KYC
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) BT
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Virgin Media