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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 44 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing SLA 44 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.71% 4.94% 3.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.97% 56.18% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £105 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £375 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £9.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
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
119 89 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.03% 8.79% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 28
Average daily rate £325 £340 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £146 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £11.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +5.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 -16 29 £330 -5.71% 8
High Wycombe -4 2 - - 1
Marlow - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 72 (55.81%) ITIL
2 52 (40.31%) Security Cleared
3 47 (36.43%) SC Cleared
3 47 (36.43%) MS Excel
4 35 (27.13%) Microsoft
5 34 (26.36%) Service Management
5 34 (26.36%) Windows
6 32 (24.81%) Change Management
6 32 (24.81%) Incident Management
7 29 (22.48%) Finance
8 26 (20.16%) Telecoms
9 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (19.38%) VMware
10 24 (18.60%) Active Directory
11 21 (16.28%) Citrix
11 21 (16.28%) Service Delivery
12 20 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (13.95%) HP
15 16 (12.40%) UNIX
15 16 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (11.63%) MCSE
17 14 (10.85%) DV Cleared
17 14 (10.85%) MS Office
17 14 (10.85%) Project Management
18 13 (10.08%) Windows NT
19 12 (9.30%) LAN
19 12 (9.30%) Windows 2000
19 12 (9.30%) Cisco

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 9 (6.98%) IIS
2 8 (6.20%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.33%) CMS
5 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 47 (36.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.85%) MS Office
3 3 (2.33%) MS Project
3 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) LAN
2 11 (8.53%) WAN
3 10 (7.75%) Firewall
4 7 (5.43%) TACACS
4 7 (5.43%) SAN
4 7 (5.43%) NAS
5 6 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.88%) Internet
7 3 (2.33%) DNS
7 3 (2.33%) DHCP
7 3 (2.33%) Broadband
7 3 (2.33%) OSPF
7 3 (2.33%) BGP
7 3 (2.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.55%) 2G
8 2 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.55%) 4G
8 2 (1.55%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Ranorex
General
1 29 (22.48%) Finance
2 26 (20.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.10%) Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (27.13%) Analyst
2 15 (11.63%) Service Manager
3 13 (10.08%) Support Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Service Analyst
5 10 (7.75%) Services Delivery Manager
5 10 (7.75%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (7.75%) Incident Manager
6 9 (6.98%) Administrator
7 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.65%) Operations Manager
8 6 (4.65%) Network Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (4.65%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.65%) Report Specialist
9 5 (3.88%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Consultant
9 5 (3.88%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Mainframe
2 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.75%) Clustering
4 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.10%) User Experience
5 3 (2.33%) SCADA
6 2 (1.55%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.78%) PKI
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.36%) Windows
2 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (12.40%) UNIX
3 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (10.08%) Windows NT
5 12 (9.30%) Windows 2000
5 12 (9.30%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.88%) Linux
8 4 (3.10%) MVS
8 4 (3.10%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (55.81%) ITIL
2 34 (26.36%) Service Management
3 32 (24.81%) Change Management
3 32 (24.81%) Incident Management
4 21 (16.28%) Service Delivery
5 16 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (10.85%) Project Management
7 12 (9.30%) ITIL V3
8 10 (7.75%) Line Management
8 10 (7.75%) Matrix Management
9 9 (6.98%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.98%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.88%) ITSM
11 5 (3.88%) Validation
11 5 (3.88%) Fault Management
11 5 (3.88%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.10%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (3.10%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (3.10%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.10%) SQL
3 2 (1.55%) Korn
4 1 (0.78%) VB
4 1 (0.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 52 (40.31%) Security Cleared
2 47 (36.43%) SC Cleared
3 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (11.63%) MCSE
5 14 (10.85%) DV Cleared
6 12 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (8.53%) MCP
8 9 (6.98%) CCNP
9 7 (5.43%) Degree
10 5 (3.88%) CCNA
10 5 (3.88%) CCSA
10 5 (3.88%) CCSE
11 4 (3.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (2.33%) CCIE
13 2 (1.55%) MCSA
13 2 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.55%) CNA
13 2 (1.55%) CNE
13 2 (1.55%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.53%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.75%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (4.65%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.65%) ISA Server
6 4 (3.10%) Firmware
6 4 (3.10%) XenApp
6 4 (3.10%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.33%) UAG
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (8.53%) OVSD
2 8 (6.20%) OpenView
2 8 (6.20%) SCOM
3 7 (5.43%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.88%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.10%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.10%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.33%) CA Wily
6 3 (2.33%) Control-M
6 3 (2.33%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.55%) SCCM
8 1 (0.78%) Netcool
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.78%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.78%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 35 (27.13%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.38%) VMware
3 21 (16.28%) Citrix
4 18 (13.95%) HP
5 12 (9.30%) Cisco
5 12 (9.30%) Remedy
6 7 (5.43%) Blue Coat
6 7 (5.43%) Computacenter
6 7 (5.43%) Intel
7 6 (4.65%) F5
7 6 (4.65%) Juniper
8 5 (3.88%) Lumension
8 5 (3.88%) Nokia
8 5 (3.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.10%) McAfee
9 4 (3.10%) Sophos
10 3 (2.33%) Websense
10 3 (2.33%) Genesys
10 3 (2.33%) Avaya
10 3 (2.33%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago