Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 October 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)
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.41% 3.48% 2.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.58% 25.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Stevenage median daily rate £175 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £271 £295 £425
% change year-on-year -8.12% -30.59% +97.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Stevenage median hourly rate £10.68 £14.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.26% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.47% -4.33% -30.31%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 19 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 10.80% 13.91% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Stevenage median daily rate £175 £325 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.07% +42.64% -39.33%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Stevenage median hourly rate £10.68 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.83% -66.67% +109.06%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -66.67% +89.47%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Stevenage

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Stevenage

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) People Management
1 2 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Fujitsu
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
1 2 (33.33%) VMware