The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 30 29 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Contract jobs citing SLA 65 55 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.32% 5.02% 1.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.14% 46.22% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 5
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£180 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £210 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.85% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £15.50 £15.40
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +0.64%
SLA
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
144 119 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.78% 10.87% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 31
Average daily rate £335 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £240 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.25 £31.63 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% +148.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £16.43 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.00 £14.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 36 £285 +36.03% 7
High Wycombe -1 11 £135 -56.80% 1
Amersham -4 4 - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Marlow - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 34 (30.63%) Windows
2 30 (27.03%) Security Cleared
3 26 (23.42%) SC Cleared
4 25 (22.52%) ITIL
5 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 23 (20.72%) Finance
7 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
8 20 (18.02%) MS Excel
9 18 (16.22%) UNIX
10 17 (15.32%) VMware
11 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
12 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (11.71%) Banking
13 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (10.81%) MCSE
14 12 (10.81%) SQL
15 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
15 11 (9.91%) Project Management
16 10 (9.01%) Mainframe
16 10 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (9.01%) Windows NT
16 10 (9.01%) MS Exchange
17 9 (8.11%) Change Management
17 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (7.21%) Remedy
18 8 (7.21%) Service Management
18 8 (7.21%) Service Delivery
18 8 (7.21%) Cisco

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.01%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.60%) IIS
5 3 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.80%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (18.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.41%) MS Office
4 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) iSCSI
2 5 (4.50%) VPN
2 5 (4.50%) LDAP
3 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.60%) SAN
3 4 (3.60%) VoIP
3 4 (3.60%) NAS
4 3 (2.70%) WAN
4 3 (2.70%) LAN
4 3 (2.70%) Broadband
4 3 (2.70%) Firewall
4 3 (2.70%) Intranet
5 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.80%) X.400
5 2 (1.80%) X.500
5 2 (1.80%) SMTP
5 2 (1.80%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.90%) PBX
6 1 (0.90%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.80%) OLTP
2 2 (1.80%) QlikView
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.90%) JMeter
2 1 (0.90%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.90%) MSI
General
1 23 (20.72%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
3 13 (11.71%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (26.13%) Analyst
2 13 (11.71%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.01%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Service Manager
6 7 (6.31%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.31%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (4.50%) Help Desk Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Administrator
8 5 (4.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Operations Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Support Manager
10 3 (2.70%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) Web Services
1 3 (2.70%) LAMP
2 2 (1.80%) SOAP
3 1 (0.90%) LINQ
3 1 (0.90%) WCF
3 1 (0.90%) jQuery
3 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.90%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.90%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) XML
3 1 (0.90%) XSL
3 1 (0.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) Middleware
3 1 (0.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Mainframe
2 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (1.80%) iPad
3 2 (1.80%) Handset
3 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.80%) Replication
4 1 (0.90%) CESG
4 1 (0.90%) IVR
4 1 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.90%) iPhone
4 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.90%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.63%) Windows
2 18 (16.22%) UNIX
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.01%) Windows NT
5 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.31%) Linux
6 7 (6.31%) Windows 2000
6 7 (6.31%) MVS
7 5 (4.50%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (4.50%) CentOS
8 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.80%) AIX
9 2 (1.80%) Solaris
9 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.90%) Android
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.90%) OS/390
10 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) ITIL
2 11 (9.91%) Project Management
3 10 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (8.11%) Change Management
4 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.21%) Service Management
5 8 (7.21%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.31%) Incident Management
6 7 (6.31%) Validation
6 7 (6.31%) Migration
7 6 (5.41%) ITSM
7 6 (5.41%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.50%) Data Validation
8 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.60%) Process Improvement
9 4 (3.60%) Network Management
9 4 (3.60%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.60%) Information Assurance
9 4 (3.60%) Operations Management
9 4 (3.60%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) JCL
3 2 (1.80%) VBScript
3 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 26 (23.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (10.81%) MCSE
5 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.41%) CCNA
7 5 (4.50%) Degree
7 5 (4.50%) CCNP
8 3 (2.70%) MCP
8 3 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.80%) PMP
9 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.90%) CCSA
10 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.90%) ISEB
System Software
1 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.41%) NFS
4 5 (4.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.60%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.60%) ISA Server
5 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.70%) Postfix
6 3 (2.70%) Sendmail
6 3 (2.70%) Squid
7 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.80%) vSphere
7 2 (1.80%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.90%) XenApp
8 1 (0.90%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Control-M
2 5 (4.50%) OVSD
2 5 (4.50%) BladeLogic
3 4 (3.60%) SCOM
4 3 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.90%) WSUS
5 1 (0.90%) OpenView
5 1 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.90%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.32%) VMware
3 8 (7.21%) Remedy
3 8 (7.21%) Cisco
3 8 (7.21%) Intel
4 7 (6.31%) Citrix
4 7 (6.31%) NetApp
5 6 (5.41%) F5
5 6 (5.41%) Avaya
5 6 (5.41%) Blue Coat
6 5 (4.50%) Genesys
6 5 (4.50%) HP
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle
7 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 2 (1.80%) IronPort
8 2 (1.80%) ICL
9 1 (0.90%) Huawei
9 1 (0.90%) Novell
9 1 (0.90%) Lotus
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