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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 10 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 14 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 10.07% 1.51% 2.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 73.68% 30.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
19 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.67% 5.03% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Median daily rate £375 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £301 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £626 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 May 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 13 (50.00%) Simpana
5 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) ITIL
5 13 (50.00%) CommVault
5 13 (50.00%) Clustering
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (46.15%) SAN
6 12 (46.15%) Dell Compellent
7 11 (42.31%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Nokia
8 6 (23.08%) Huawei
8 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Operations
9 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
10 4 (15.38%) BT
10 4 (15.38%) Siemens
10 4 (15.38%) Ericsson
10 4 (15.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (15.38%) Unix
10 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (15.38%) Nokia Networks
11 3 (11.54%) ZTE
11 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (11.54%) Virgin Media

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) 3G
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) 2G
3 1 (3.85%) 4G
3 1 (3.85%) ATM
3 1 (3.85%) DWDM
3 1 (3.85%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Back Office
2 3 (11.54%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Backup Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Back Office Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) OSS Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) OSS Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Service Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) IT Support
4 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Clustering
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Demand Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) Quote-to-Cash
5 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCDST
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Simpana
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) CommVault
3 12 (46.15%) Dell Compellent
4 6 (23.08%) Huawei
4 6 (23.08%) Nokia
5 4 (15.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (15.38%) BT
5 4 (15.38%) Ericsson
5 4 (15.38%) Nokia Networks
5 4 (15.38%) Siemens
6 3 (11.54%) Arqiva
6 3 (11.54%) NetCracker
6 3 (11.54%) Telindus
6 3 (11.54%) Virgin Media
6 3 (11.54%) ZTE
7 2 (7.69%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) NEC
8 1 (3.85%) Nortel
8 1 (3.85%) VMware