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 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 49 43 63
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20  
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.58% 2.28% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.45% 21.31% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £230 £115 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -30.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £111 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £143 £205
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +10.31% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.10
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 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 55 61 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.72% 10.72% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 65
Median daily rate £300 £300 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £210 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Glasgow

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Glasgow

SLA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

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

1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) KYC
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (25.00%) Chat Support

SLA
Top Related 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Chat Support
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) KYC
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (25.00%) VMware