Period
to 8 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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 8 March 2021 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 London > Hounslow
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 25 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 7 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hounslow 0.95% 2.89% 2.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.63% 14.89% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £200 £205 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +1.23% -
West London median daily rate £150 £238 £198
% change year-on-year -36.84% +20.25% -51.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £33.48 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.52% -
West London median hourly rate - £29.98 £20.75
% change year-on-year - +44.46% +36.11%

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 Hounslow with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 38 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 36.19% 19.42% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 36
Median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £440 £203 £213
90th Percentile £659 £688 £600
West London median daily rate £510 £500 £413
% change year-on-year +2.00% +21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £52.50 £21.85 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.27% +90.00% -
10th Percentile £51.25 £11.13 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £35.42 £24.87
Median hourly rate £52.50 £19.75 £31.88
% change year-on-year +165.82% -38.04% -15.00%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

Job postings citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hounslow.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Hounslow

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SLA in Hounslow.

Daily rate trend for SLA in Hounslow

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SLA in Hounslow.

Hourly rate trend for SLA in Hounslow

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 8 March 2021. 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
Brentford +5 1 £200 -15.79%
SLA
West London

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hounslow region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) qmail
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) NAS

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 (100.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) OCFS2
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) qmail
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat