The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 15 42 16
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26  
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.88% 2.01% 8.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 16.28% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £283 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +135.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +10.31% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.16% +3.44%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 3 43 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 2.88% 12.32% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 27
Median daily rate - £539 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Warrington

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Warrington

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Warrington

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

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

1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) ECDL
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (16.67%) 3G
4 2 (16.67%) RNC
5 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Node B
5 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) 4G
5 1 (8.33%) AppDNA
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Huawei
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) NEC
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) 2G
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) DNA
5 1 (8.33%) GSM
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) 3G
1 2 (16.67%) RNC
2 1 (8.33%) 2G
2 1 (8.33%) 4G
2 1 (8.33%) GSM
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Node B
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (25.00%) ICT Manager
1 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Project Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Technology
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) DNA
2 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ECDL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (8.33%) Huawei
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) NEC
1 1 (8.33%) Nokia
1 1 (8.33%) Nortel
1 1 (8.33%) VMware