The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 51 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.23% 0.63% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£268 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £304 £281
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £12.43
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +14.68%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.56% 6.27% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 16
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 12
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £40.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester +3 6 £268 -33.12% 6
Filton - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Service Delivery
2 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Business Development
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Remedy
8 2 (10.00%) MSI
8 2 (10.00%) MS Office
8 2 (10.00%) Publishing
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (10.00%) SMS
8 2 (10.00%) Change Control
8 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) SCCM
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (10.00%) WSUS
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) 2G
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Trainee Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Trainee
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (40.00%) Business Development
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (5.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (5.00%) NEC
2 1 (5.00%) Huawei
2 1 (5.00%) Sun
2 1 (5.00%) Nortel
2 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.00%) Nokia
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) IBM