Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 23 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 57 48
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.14% 1.62% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.83% 8.73% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 13
Swindon median daily rate - £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.29% +142.86%
Wiltshire median daily rate £437 £243 £425
% change year-on-year +80.31% -42.94% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Swindon median hourly rate - - £13.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +6.17% +102.50%

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 Swindon with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 121 126 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 16.46% 18.58% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 100 118
Swindon median daily rate £450 £436 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.12% -2.35%
10th Percentile £325 £241 £296
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Swindon median hourly rate - - £15.25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.14% +6.17% +89.74%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Swindon

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Swindon

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Service Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification