The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 22 27 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.94% 2.46% 0.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 25.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£440 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-4.42% +3.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
36 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.81% 9.85% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 4
Average daily rate £450 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +12.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.75 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% +11.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Basingstoke region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MOS
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) McAfee
3 2 (12.50%) NetScout
3 2 (12.50%) Imperva
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Genesys
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Varonis
4 1 (6.25%) Qualys
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Tripwire