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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 27 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.91% 1.30% 1.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.67% 14.29% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£233 - £305
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 - £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 - £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
15 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.18% 9.13% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 10
Average daily rate £325 £290 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £290 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £25.75 £26.31 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.13% +13.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) C
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
5 1 (9.09%) Life Science
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) InfoPath
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WLAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco