The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 59 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.15% 0.72% 1.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.71% 15.79% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
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£170 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £96.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.23%
SLA
South West

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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
68 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.85% 4.56% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 25 19
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £650 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £157.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (43.48%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (26.09%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) RNC
6 4 (17.39%) WFM
6 4 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (17.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (17.39%) Line Management
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Ericsson
6 4 (17.39%) ATM
6 4 (17.39%) GSM
6 4 (17.39%) SDH
6 4 (17.39%) UMTS
6 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.70%) Ektron
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) Windows 8

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) RNC
1 4 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (17.39%) ATM
1 4 (17.39%) GSM
1 4 (17.39%) SDH
1 4 (17.39%) UMTS
1 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
4 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Field Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
3 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) WFM
4 4 (17.39%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Demand Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ECDL
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCDST
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) ARCserve
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) Ericsson
2 2 (8.70%) Ektron
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) BEA
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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