Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 35 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -13
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.57% 1.35% 2.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.45% 6.25% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Luton median daily rate £420 £500 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +122.22% -35.71%
10th Percentile £363 £381 £213
90th Percentile £655 £636 £448
Bedfordshire median daily rate £398 £413 £225
% change year-on-year -3.64% +83.33% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 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 44 64 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 17.46% 21.55% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 19
Luton median daily rate £463 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% -2.11% +22.58%
10th Percentile £250 £363 £200
90th Percentile £633 £575 £598
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Luton median hourly rate - £50.78 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £32.89 -
% change year-on-year -16.39% - -

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019, 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 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Due Diligence
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Contract Management
4 2 (22.22%) Task Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Serverless
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Akamai
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Manager
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Sourcing Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Transition Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Transition Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Vendor Manager
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) HR Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Incident and Problem Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Contract Management
4 2 (22.22%) Due Diligence
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Task Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless