Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 23 April 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.30% 0.94% 4.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.90% 10.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Luton median daily rate £564 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.33% +7.14% -20.45%
10th Percentile £455 £363 £112
90th Percentile £640 £388 £401
Bedfordshire median daily rate £365 £313 £350
% change year-on-year +16.80% -10.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Luton median hourly rate - - £14.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +3.57% -66.86%

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 Luton with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 58 20 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 18.89% 9.43% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 14 42
Luton median daily rate £481 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £394 £152 £217
90th Percentile £588 £518 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Luton median hourly rate - - £14.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £16.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +16.07% -55.20%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Luton

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Luton

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Luton over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Luton

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Luton

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

1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) hybris
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SANS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) hybris