The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 27 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.43% 3.23% 1.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 33.33% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£275 £294 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +67.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £11.88
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +24.21%
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
7 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.33% 9.68% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Average daily rate £313 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -8.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (37.50%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) RNC
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
3 1 (12.50%) GSM
3 1 (12.50%) SDH
3 1 (12.50%) UMTS
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
1 1 (12.50%) SDH
1 1 (12.50%) UMTS
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) 2G
1 1 (12.50%) RNC
1 1 (12.50%) 4G
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) WFM
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (12.50%) 3PAR