Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 19 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +24
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.78% 2.13% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Worcestershire median daily rate £205 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £313 £264
% change year-on-year +23.20% +18.37% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate £37.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.29% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +38.46% +4.00% -50.00%

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 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.33% 2.13% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Worcestershire median daily rate £310 - £195
10th Percentile £215 - £188
90th Percentile £423 - £290
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +8.97% +0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate £37.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.29% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.88 £13.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +52.88% -22.39% -33.00%

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

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2019. 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
Redditch - 3 £205 -
SLA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Commercial Contracts Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree