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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 35 31
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 0.84% 4.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 16.67% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £168 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -58.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.89%
SLA
Hampshire

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
20 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.37% 5.06% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Average daily rate £350 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £186 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £550 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £82.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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
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 10 February 2016, 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 (46.15%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Ariba
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) E-Procurement
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) SAP SRM
6 1 (7.69%) CMDB
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Procurement Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) E-Procurement
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Remedy
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Ariba
3 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix