The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 22 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.59% 0.98% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 9.68% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 2
Median daily rate £358 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £95 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £351 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
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
88 93 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.34% 10.11% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 81 36
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £178 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £464 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £33.00 £150.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.00% +900.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £150.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.83 £150.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SLA.

1 18 (37.50%) Nokia
1 18 (37.50%) Firewall
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
1 18 (37.50%) Cisco
1 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 15 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 13 (27.08%) F5
4 11 (22.92%) Network Security
4 11 (22.92%) Demand Management
5 10 (20.83%) Windows
6 9 (18.75%) Network Management
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.58%) VPN
8 7 (14.58%) Wireless
8 7 (14.58%) IronPort
8 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (14.58%) FWSM
9 6 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds
9 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (12.50%) IP Telephony
9 6 (12.50%) MPLS
9 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.50%) IBM
9 6 (12.50%) HP
9 6 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (12.50%) CA
10 5 (10.42%) SQL

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.08%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) Network Security
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (14.58%) FWSM
3 7 (14.58%) VPN
3 7 (14.58%) Wireless
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 6 (12.50%) MPLS
4 6 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.08%) 3G
5 1 (2.08%) 4G
5 1 (2.08%) LTE
5 1 (2.08%) PPP
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Network Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 11 (22.92%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 11 (22.92%) Network Security Analyst
4 11 (22.92%) Security Analyst
5 10 (20.83%) Check Point Analyst
5 10 (20.83%) Firewall Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Field Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (6.25%) Service Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.08%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 11 (22.92%) Demand Management
3 9 (18.75%) Network Management
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Service Management
5 3 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) Facilities Management
6 2 (4.17%) Process Management
6 2 (4.17%) Project Governance
6 2 (4.17%) Workflow
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) Change Management
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.08%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (2.08%) Presales
7 1 (2.08%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.08%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) CCA
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 18 (37.50%) Cisco
1 18 (37.50%) Nokia
2 13 (27.08%) F5
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.58%) IronPort
5 6 (12.50%) CA
5 6 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) IBM
5 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.25%) Apple
6 3 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) Lotus
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.08%) VMware
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