Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 31 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.85% 2.83% 2.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.26% 31.25% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Middlesex median daily rate £328 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.61% -8.33% +89.47%
10th Percentile £105 £243 £370
90th Percentile £390 £497 £530
South East median daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.21% +23.65%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 31 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.92% 9.07% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 16
Middlesex median daily rate £400 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.63% -0.13%
10th Percentile £224 £155 £269
90th Percentile £531 £528 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £387
% change year-on-year - +3.36% +10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Middlesex median hourly rate - - £18.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.19% +26.76%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Middlesex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 November 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 4 (40.00%) McAfee
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (40.00%) Lumension
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (40.00%) Threat Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (40.00%) Trustwave
1 4 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (20.00%) Contract Management
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) IAG
4 1 (10.00%) Tableau
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
1 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Improvement Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Improvement Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (40.00%) Threat Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Lumension
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee
1 4 (40.00%) Trustwave
2 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau