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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 31 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing SLA 16 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.42% 3.29% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.02% 40.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
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£325 £260 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £12.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -1.56%
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
41 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.76% 8.23% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 4
Average daily rate £400 £390 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £41.50 £13.38 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.28% -65.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

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
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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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
Tewkesbury - 4 - -
Cheltenham -10 3 £244 - 1
Gloucester -7 1 £325 +14.03%
Cirencester - - - -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
4 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (19.35%) Business Development
5 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.13%) MS Office
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
7 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
7 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
8 3 (9.68%) Linux
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle
8 3 (9.68%) Process Management
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.68%) ITSM
9 2 (6.45%) Publishing
9 2 (6.45%) PLM
9 2 (6.45%) PDM
9 2 (6.45%) Asset Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SMS
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) MPLS
2 1 (3.23%) BGP
2 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.23%) TACACS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Service Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Support Technician
3 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Service Level Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Service Manager
4 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) Drools
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
2 11 (35.48%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Business Development
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Process Management
5 3 (9.68%) ITSM
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) PLM
6 2 (6.45%) PDM
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) CAD
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.23%) Document Management
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) C++
2 1 (3.23%) COBOL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) Micro Focus
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Nokia
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) webMethods
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