The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.86% 0.98% 2.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 9.26% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £113 £285 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.52% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £193 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £377 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +20.00%
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
40 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.52% 10.57% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £255 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £43.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.44% -3.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 7 £113 - 1
Cheltenham -4 2 - - 2
Filton - 2 - -
Cirencester - 1 £195 -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) Apple
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) DHCP
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) Time Management
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) Network Management
6 6 (30.00%) DBS Check
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
8 4 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (20.00%) Wireless
8 4 (20.00%) Change Control
8 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (15.00%) Project Planning

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Customer Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Support Technician
5 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) IT Assistant
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (30.00%) Network Management
2 6 (30.00%) Time Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Facilities Management
7 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Information Management
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) People Management
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) DBS Check
3 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) Apple
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Meru Networks