Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 27 May 2018 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 48 53
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.26% 1.74% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.13% 15.79% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Liverpool median daily rate - £550 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +89.66% +18.97%
Merseyside median daily rate £213 £450 £290
% change year-on-year -52.78% +55.17% +58.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Liverpool median hourly rate £15.25 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.64% - -
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.25 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year +38.64% - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 47 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 12.11% 11.05% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 23
Liverpool median daily rate £450 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.29% -2.67%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £253
90th Percentile £562 £611 £490
Merseyside median daily rate £442 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +10.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £15.25 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.64% -26.67% -
10th Percentile £14.13 £11.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £16.38 £11.00 £16.00
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.25 £11.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +38.64% -26.67% -9.09%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Liverpool

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Liverpool

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft