The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 71 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing SLA 47 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.21% 1.22% 2.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.11% 20.00% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 36
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £338 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Average hourly rate £13.75 £11.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.60 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -1.56%
SLA
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
180 100 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.46% 6.10% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 55 102
Average daily rate £360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 21
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.81 £22.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% -19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.75 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £26.31 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Hook -7 16 £290 -9.37%
Southampton -7 8 £400 +100.00% 3
Basingstoke +8 4 £123 - 3
Havant +4 3 £425 +41.66% 1
Farnborough - 2 - - 1
Andover - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Alton - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (47.95%) Windows
1 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
2 29 (39.73%) ITIL
3 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
4 26 (35.62%) SC Cleared
5 25 (34.25%) HP
6 20 (27.40%) SharePoint
6 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
7 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (21.92%) MS Office
9 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
10 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
11 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
11 13 (17.81%) VMware
12 12 (16.44%) Blackberry
13 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
13 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
14 10 (13.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
15 9 (12.33%) Security Management
15 9 (12.33%) Citrix
15 9 (12.33%) DNS
16 8 (10.96%) DHCP
16 8 (10.96%) Cisco
16 8 (10.96%) SAN
16 8 (10.96%) CA
16 8 (10.96%) ARCserve
16 8 (10.96%) 3G

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (27.40%) SharePoint
2 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
3 10 (13.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (9.59%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (6.85%) IIS
8 4 (5.48%) MS Project Server
9 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (2.74%) Lync
10 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Office
2 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.48%) MS Project
4 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) DNS
2 8 (10.96%) SAN
2 8 (10.96%) Broadband
2 8 (10.96%) DHCP
2 8 (10.96%) 3G
3 5 (6.85%) LAN
4 4 (5.48%) SMTP
4 4 (5.48%) Firewall
5 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
6 1 (1.37%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.37%) Wireless
6 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.37%) VLAN
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.37%) NAS
6 1 (1.37%) LDAP
6 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (13.70%) Desktop Support
4 9 (12.33%) Administrator
5 8 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.59%) Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.22%) Support Manager
7 6 (8.22%) Applications Support Manager
7 6 (8.22%) Applications Manager
8 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (4.11%) Support Technician
10 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.11%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
1 3 (4.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 3 (4.11%) Application Packaging
1 3 (4.11%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.74%) jQuery
2 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.74%) CSS
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) XML
2 2 (2.74%) XSLT
3 1 (1.37%) JFC
3 1 (1.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) Blackberry
3 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Replication
4 3 (4.11%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) FMCG
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.95%) Windows
2 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
6 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.48%) Linux
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.11%) AIX
8 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.74%) UNIX
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) ITIL
2 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
3 9 (12.33%) Security Management
4 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.22%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) Service Management
5 6 (8.22%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
7 4 (5.48%) ITSM
7 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.48%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.48%) Network Management
8 3 (4.11%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.11%) Time Management
8 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.11%) Project Management
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.11%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) VB
2 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.11%) C
3 3 (4.11%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
2 26 (35.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.11%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.11%) CCNP
4 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) MCITP
5 2 (2.74%) CCNA
5 2 (2.74%) MCSE
6 1 (1.37%) MCSA
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCTS
6 1 (1.37%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) NCDA
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.59%) VMware ESX
3 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.22%) vSphere
4 4 (5.48%) XenApp
4 4 (5.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) ARCserve
2 7 (9.59%) HP SIM
3 4 (5.48%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (5.48%) Unicenter
4 3 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.74%) SCCM
6 1 (1.37%) SCOM
6 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
2 25 (34.25%) HP
3 13 (17.81%) VMware
4 9 (12.33%) Citrix
5 8 (10.96%) Cisco
5 8 (10.96%) CA
5 8 (10.96%) Symantec
6 7 (9.59%) 3PAR
7 4 (5.48%) Lumension
7 4 (5.48%) Remedy
7 4 (5.48%) Brocade
8 3 (4.11%) Altiris
9 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.74%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.37%) Becrypt
10 1 (1.37%) SAP
10 1 (1.37%) Siebel
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle
10 1 (1.37%) Juniper
Aldershot, Hampshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago