Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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)
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.31% 1.85% 12.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.81% 25.00% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Stevenage median daily rate £300 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £275 £425 £215
% change year-on-year -35.29% +97.67% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 - £21.53
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 - £21.53

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 21 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 13.91% 7.41% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Stevenage median daily rate £375 £228 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.84% -39.33% -15.25%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £363
90th Percentile £551 £248 £514
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Stevenage median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +109.06% +43.50%
10th Percentile £18.00 £45.00 £20.17
90th Percentile £42.00 £45.00 £23.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -44.44% +109.06% +19.58%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Stevenage over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 December 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy
2 3 (60.00%) Forcepoint
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Support
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (60.00%) Forcepoint
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) VMware