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 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.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 36 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.60% 0.28% 2.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.45% 2.17% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £463 - £150
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +10.48% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
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 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 58 46 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 17.52% 12.99% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 22
Median daily rate £375 £368 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 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 March 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
Warwick +2 1 £525 -
SLA
West Midlands

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

1 13 (81.25%) Change Management
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Migration
2 12 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (50.00%) Maximo
4 7 (43.75%) Netcool
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
4 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (18.75%) SRDF
7 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
7 3 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 3 (18.75%) CLARiiON
7 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Use Case
7 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
7 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
7 3 (18.75%) Workflow

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 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Maximo Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Maximo Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) CLARiiON
2 3 (18.75%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Change Management
2 12 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
2 12 (75.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Use Case
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Escalation Management
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Presales
6 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) SRDF
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 7 (43.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Brocade
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft