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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 93 81 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -31
Contract jobs citing SLA 26 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.25% 1.49% 3.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.90% 20.31% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 17
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£300 £335 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +26.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £271 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% -8.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
187 128 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.96% 7.34% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 71 46
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £463 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.89%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -8 8 £320 +166.66% 2
Basingstoke - 6 £233 - 1
Havant - 2 - -
Hook +7 1 £525 +57.89%
Portsmouth +2 1 - -
Andover - 1 - -
Aldershot - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Wallington - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 3
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (44.64%) ITIL
2 20 (35.71%) Windows
3 19 (33.93%) MS Office
3 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
5 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
6 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
7 10 (17.86%) HP
7 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
7 10 (17.86%) DV Cleared
8 9 (16.07%) Cisco
9 8 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (10.71%) MS Project
11 6 (10.71%) SQL
12 5 (8.93%) C
12 5 (8.93%) VMware
12 5 (8.93%) Service Management
12 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (8.93%) Firewall
12 5 (8.93%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (8.93%) MS Project Server
13 4 (7.14%) Release Management
13 4 (7.14%) Time Management
13 4 (7.14%) Management Information System

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (8.93%) MS Project Server
3 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.36%) Lync
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) MS Office
2 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.71%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) DNS
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
4 2 (3.57%) Wireless
4 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.57%) VoIP
4 2 (3.57%) WLAN
4 2 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) LDAP
5 1 (1.79%) SNMP
5 1 (1.79%) VLAN
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) OLAP
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) DB2
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Administrator
3 7 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (7.14%) IT Support
4 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Support Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Applications Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Network Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) jQuery
2 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.57%) CSS
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) XSLT
3 1 (1.79%) AOM
3 1 (1.79%) JFC
3 1 (1.79%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) Handset
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (1.79%) Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.93%) Service Management
3 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.14%) Release Management
4 4 (7.14%) Time Management
4 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.14%) Project Management
4 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.36%) Migration
5 3 (5.36%) Change Management
6 2 (3.57%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.57%) MSF
6 2 (3.57%) ITSM
6 2 (3.57%) Scrum
6 2 (3.57%) MVC
6 2 (3.57%) Logistics
6 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) C
3 3 (5.36%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.57%) MCTS
5 2 (3.57%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CCNP
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) MCP
6 1 (1.79%) MCDST
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) vSphere
2 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
2 2 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) HP
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) Symantec
6 2 (3.57%) McAfee
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) CA
7 1 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) Siebel
7 1 (1.79%) Brocade
7 1 (1.79%) Remedy
7 1 (1.79%) Lumension
7 1 (1.79%) 3PAR