Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 28 13
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 +24
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.40% 1.67% 8.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.78% 11.11% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 17
Luton median daily rate £500 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £381 £213 £213
90th Percentile £636 £378 £383
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £225 £350
% change year-on-year +66.67% -35.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Luton median hourly rate - - £14.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 59 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 20.63% 15.06% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 47
Luton median daily rate £465 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +15.15% -2.94%
10th Percentile £372 £188 £213
90th Percentile £575 £608 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Luton median hourly rate £50.78 - £14.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.89 - £15.50

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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, 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 Luton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DTS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DTS
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL