Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - +20 -6
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 6.38% - 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Stevenage median daily rate £175 - £320
10th Percentile £140 - £310
90th Percentile £311 - £330
Hertfordshire median daily rate £200 £175 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% -50.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £12.64 £13.00
% change year-on-year +22.68% -2.81% -13.33%

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 18 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 12.77% 3.03% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Stevenage median daily rate £238 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.81% -13.47% +20.00%
10th Percentile £143 £312 £268
90th Percentile £388 £337 £430
Hertfordshire median daily rate £370 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -12.94% - +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Stevenage median hourly rate - - £40.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.00 £15.94 £15.90
% change year-on-year +63.16% +0.22% -40.00%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Billing
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) Business Development
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
1 2 (22.22%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Development
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Internal Audit
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow