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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing SLA 23 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.74% 1.00% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.67% 10.71% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Median daily rate £358 £170 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.29% -60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
75 84 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.94% 9.36% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 67 34
Median daily rate £375 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £474 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 10
Median hourly rate £33.00 £150.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.00% +559.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £150.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £150.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%

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
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 29 May 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 24 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 21 (40.38%) Cisco
2 21 (40.38%) Nokia
2 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
2 21 (40.38%) Firewall
2 21 (40.38%) Finance
3 20 (38.46%) Service Delivery
4 15 (28.85%) F5
5 14 (26.92%) Network Security
6 13 (25.00%) Demand Management
7 12 (23.08%) Windows
8 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.38%) VPN
9 8 (15.38%) ITIL
9 8 (15.38%) Wireless
9 8 (15.38%) IronPort
9 8 (15.38%) FWSM
9 8 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (13.46%) Service Management
11 6 (11.54%) MPLS
11 6 (11.54%) SQL
11 6 (11.54%) IBM
11 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
11 6 (11.54%) HP
11 6 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (11.54%) CA
11 6 (11.54%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (11.54%) IP Telephony
11 6 (11.54%) Network Management
11 6 (11.54%) Unified Communications

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 4 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.77%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Acrobat
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.92%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) Firewall
2 14 (26.92%) Network Security
3 8 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (15.38%) FWSM
3 8 (15.38%) VPN
3 8 (15.38%) Wireless
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (11.54%) IP Telephony
4 6 (11.54%) MPLS
4 6 (11.54%) Unified Communications
5 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.77%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) 3G
7 1 (1.92%) 4G
7 1 (1.92%) LTE
7 1 (1.92%) PPP
7 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MS Access
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Billing
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Analyst
2 18 (34.62%) Network Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Cisco Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 13 (25.00%) Check Point Analyst
4 13 (25.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 13 (25.00%) Firewall Analyst
4 13 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 13 (25.00%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Deskside Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Deskside Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.92%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 13 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 8 (15.38%) ITIL
4 7 (13.46%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Network Management
6 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) Facilities Management
7 2 (3.85%) Process Management
7 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.85%) Project Governance
7 2 (3.85%) Workflow
8 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.92%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (1.92%) Line Management
8 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.92%) Office Automation
8 1 (1.92%) Process Improvement
8 1 (1.92%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCA
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
1 21 (40.38%) Cisco
1 21 (40.38%) Nokia
2 15 (28.85%) F5
3 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.38%) IronPort
5 6 (11.54%) CA
5 6 (11.54%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) IBM
5 6 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 4 (7.69%) Dell
6 4 (7.69%) Lotus
7 3 (5.77%) Adobe
7 3 (5.77%) Apple
7 3 (5.77%) Citrix
7 3 (5.77%) SAP
7 3 (5.77%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) NetApp
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle
8 1 (1.92%) Remedy
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