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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 28 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing SLA 16 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.41% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.78% 10.00% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £15.50 £15.40
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +0.64%
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
46 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.81% 4.48% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 16
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £380 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 - £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.99 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 22 August 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 - 7 - -
Cheltenham -4 2 - - 1
Cirencester - - - -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
5 6 (20.00%) Service Management
5 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (20.00%) MS Office
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) ITSM
6 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (13.33%) Business Development
7 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle
8 3 (10.00%) Process Management
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Office 365
8 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
9 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.67%) PLM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Documentum
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) FileNet
2 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Continuum
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Service Level Manager
4 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Trainer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) JDBC
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) Ajax
2 1 (3.33%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (16.67%) ITSM
5 4 (13.33%) Business Development
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Process Management
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) PLM
7 2 (6.67%) PDM
7 2 (6.67%) CAD
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.33%) Document Management
8 1 (3.33%) Workflow
8 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.33%) C++
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) webMethods
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