The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 28 June 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)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 39 32
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.00% 0.21% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 2.04% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £150 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% -1.63%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 26 49 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 8.67% 10.32% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 11
Median daily rate £343 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.96% +19.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £688 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -48.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £14.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £16.00 £29.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.71% +29.93%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Warwickshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Warwickshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Warwickshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - - 1
SLA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Maximo
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) Netcool
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) G Suite
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) iTunes
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
3 2 (25.00%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (12.50%) SRDF
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) HP

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) G Suite
1 3 (37.50%) iTunes
2 2 (25.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Mac Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Maximo Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Maximo Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Escalation Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (37.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp