Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 26
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 1.49% 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 13.33% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Worcestershire median daily rate - - £115
West Midlands median daily rate £264 £300 £281
% change year-on-year -12.00% +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.67% 11.19% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 21
Worcestershire median daily rate £251 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.21% -22.22% +50.00%
10th Percentile £188 £261 £263
90th Percentile £365 £488 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +3.33% -2.91% +14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £41.50 -
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 Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Worcestershire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Worcestershire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Worcestershire