The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Hampshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 86 79 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing SLA 28 26 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.37% 1.49% 2.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.64% 20.16% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 17
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£323 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £254 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £370 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 25
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £10.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £20.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
179 129 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.75% 7.41% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 72 48
Average daily rate £345 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 27
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
SLA
South East

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Southampton -11 8 £320 +166.66%
Basingstoke - 5 £325 - 1
Havant - 3 £425 -
Hook +3 2 £462 +38.86% 1
Portsmouth +1 1 - - 1
Farnborough -6 1 - - 2
Winchester - - - - 2
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 27 (46.55%) ITIL
2 22 (37.93%) Windows
3 20 (34.48%) MS Office
3 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
4 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
6 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
7 10 (17.24%) HP
7 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
8 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
8 9 (15.52%) Cisco
8 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
8 9 (15.52%) Windows XP
8 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (13.79%) DV Cleared
10 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
11 6 (10.34%) MS Project
11 6 (10.34%) SQL
11 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (8.62%) MS Project Server
12 5 (8.62%) C
12 5 (8.62%) Blackberry
12 5 (8.62%) Firewall
12 5 (8.62%) VMware
12 5 (8.62%) Service Management
13 4 (6.90%) Migration
13 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
13 4 (6.90%) Project Management
13 4 (6.90%) DNS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) MS Project Server
3 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.17%) Lync
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (34.48%) MS Office
2 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.34%) MS Project
4 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) DHCP
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) Wireless
4 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.45%) SAN
4 2 (3.45%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 2 (3.45%) LAN
4 2 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.72%) VLAN
5 1 (1.72%) LDAP
5 1 (1.72%) WLAN
5 1 (1.72%) Broadband
5 1 (1.72%) SNMP
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) DB2
2 2 (3.45%) OLAP
2 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Administrator
2 7 (12.07%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 4 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Support Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Applications Support Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Applications Manager
4 4 (6.90%) IT Support
5 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Network Specialist
5 3 (5.17%) Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) DBA
6 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.45%) CSS
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) XSLT
2 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.45%) jQuery
2 2 (3.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.72%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.72%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) AOM
3 1 (1.72%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Handset
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
3 2 (3.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 9 (15.52%) Windows XP
4 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.17%) UNIX
7 2 (3.45%) AIX
7 2 (3.45%) Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.62%) Service Management
4 4 (6.90%) Migration
4 4 (6.90%) Project Management
4 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.90%) Release Management
4 4 (6.90%) Time Management
5 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.17%) Change Management
5 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.45%) MVC
6 2 (3.45%) ITSM
6 2 (3.45%) Scrum
6 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.45%) ERP
6 2 (3.45%) RUP
6 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.45%) MSF
6 2 (3.45%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) C
3 3 (5.17%) C#
3 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.72%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) HP
3 9 (15.52%) Cisco
4 5 (8.62%) VMware
5 3 (5.17%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) Symantec
6 2 (3.45%) McAfee
6 2 (3.45%) Brocade
6 2 (3.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.72%) Lumension
7 1 (1.72%) Siebel
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle
7 1 (1.72%) CA
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) Apple
7 1 (1.72%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) Remedy
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