The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 June 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)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 23 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.37% 2.35% 4.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% 36.36% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £383 £415 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.71% +7.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £236 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -21.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.17% +11.66%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 11 11 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 12.36% 6.47% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 12
Median daily rate £396 £360 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £449 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Middlesex

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Middlesex

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
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