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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 38 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.87% 1.10% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.39% 8.77% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £113 £125 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -53.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
41 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.75% 12.50% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 6
Median daily rate £434 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £142 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.30 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £43.10 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +1 5 £110 -12.00%
Filton - 2 - -
Cirencester - 1 £195 -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
4 11 (47.83%) Network Management
4 11 (47.83%) Apple
4 11 (47.83%) Time Management
5 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
5 10 (43.48%) DBS Check
6 8 (34.78%) Citrix
6 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) DHCP
7 7 (30.43%) DNS
7 7 (30.43%) MS Office
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
8 6 (26.09%) Wireless
8 6 (26.09%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
9 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
9 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
9 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
9 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
9 5 (21.74%) Internet
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL

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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DHCP
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) Wireless
3 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (39.13%) Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) 1st Line Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Customer Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 2 (8.70%) Customer Support Technician
7 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
8 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) IT Assistant
8 1 (4.35%) Project Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
5 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
5 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Network Management
1 11 (47.83%) Time Management
2 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
4 4 (17.39%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) DBS Check
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) UAG
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Apple
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Computacenter
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
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