Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 59 53
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 -14
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.73% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.17% 3.25% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Warwickshire median daily rate £388 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £264 £300 £281
% change year-on-year -12.00% +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £14.21 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.40% +36.65%
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £13.03
% change year-on-year -50.00% +91.90% -25.56%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 99 123 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 15.92% 14.30% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 95 31
Warwickshire median daily rate £388 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.32% +1.25% +16.36%
10th Percentile £180 £227 £300
90th Percentile £475 £550 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +3.33% -2.91% +14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 13
Warwickshire median hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.62% +3.37% +90.55%
10th Percentile £17.50 £14.00 £24.69
90th Percentile £18.50 £43.75 £33.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.60
% change year-on-year -30.00% -9.40% +53.31%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +12 1 - - 3
Leamington Spa - 1 - - 1
SLA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Change Management
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
4 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) ArcSight
5 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Stealthwatch
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Release Management
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Google
7 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS

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 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) G Suite
1 3 (17.65%) iTunes
2 2 (11.76%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Applications Support
2 3 (17.65%) Mac Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Maximo Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (23.53%) Release Management
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (11.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) ArcSight
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Apple
4 3 (17.65%) Google
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) VMware