The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 22 15 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11  
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.34% 4.17% 1.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.00% 31.25% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £255 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +10.40% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Ipswich with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 20 16 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 15.63% 13.33% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Ipswich

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Ipswich

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Process Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Process Improvement Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Improvement Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (25.00%) VMware