The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 45 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +28
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.79% 0.91% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.93% 16.67% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £175 £370 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.70% +20.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.64% +242.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 18 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.92% 5.45% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 38
Average daily rate £250 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £318 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
SLA
South West

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 6 £175 - 1
Gloucester -13 2 £175 -52.70%
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) AppSense
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) SMS
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (20.00%) XenApp
6 4 (20.00%) XenServer
6 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (20.00%) SCCM
6 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (10.00%) Information Security
8 2 (10.00%) ITSM
8 2 (10.00%) Degree

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.00%) Documentum
2 1 (5.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SMS
1 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Continuum
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (20.00%) Server Technician
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Project Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX Support
3 2 (10.00%) Trainer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Documentum Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Documentum Support
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) JDBC
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) CMDB
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) XenApp
1 4 (20.00%) XenServer
1 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) AppSense
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago