Period
to 28 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 28 September 2020 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 50 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 +13
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 36 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.56% 3.61% 4.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.47% 28.57% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 24
Median daily rate £244 £240 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.57% -11.11% +3.35%
10th Percentile £238 £116 £120
90th Percentile £311 £451 £440
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £244 £258 £270
% change year-on-year -5.33% -4.63% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 17
Median hourly rate £10.95 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.56% +18.52% -25.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £10.95 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -31.56% +18.52% -25.00%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 34 126 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.69% 12.64% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 89 126
Median daily rate £360 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.90% +12.15% +14.64%
10th Percentile £245 £185 £200
90th Percentile £625 £575 £675
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £360 £439 £403
% change year-on-year -17.84% +9.01% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.42% +22.22% -25.00%
10th Percentile £16.26 £10.80 £8.79
90th Percentile £46.50 £33.60 £16.26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +142.42% +22.22% -23.94%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Milton Keynes

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SLA in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for SLA in Milton Keynes

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SLA in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for SLA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Computacenter
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Law
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Sony
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Ticket Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) ISMS
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Market Research
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Spend Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
4 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) ISMS
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Ticket Management
3 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Spend Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Identification
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Computacenter
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Sony
3 1 (11.11%) Ariba
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow