Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 30 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.83% 2.01% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.73% 14.63% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Ipswich median daily rate £360 £219 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.57% -48.53% -
10th Percentile £84 £201 £413
90th Percentile £490 £235 £438
Suffolk median daily rate £230 £218 £358
% change year-on-year +5.75% -39.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

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 Ipswich with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Ipswich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 51 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 20.65% 13.71% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 10
Ipswich median daily rate £365 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £199 £205 £345
90th Percentile £538 £558 £488
Suffolk median daily rate £365 £369 £400
% change year-on-year -1.02% -7.81% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 - £8.50

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Ipswich over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Ipswich

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) CCENT
3 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (14.29%) BPMN
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

SLA
Co-occurring 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Report Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCENT
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) IBM