The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 13 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.16% 5.83% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 58.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £150 £265 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.39% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -4.42%
SLA
Surrey

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 Guildford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.33% 10.00% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.51%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Guildford region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Guildford region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Guildford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) Games
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Clustering
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Simpana
5 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) CommVault
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) NHS
6 1 (11.11%) Blackberry

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) BYOD
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) CommVault
2 2 (22.22%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware