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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 75 88 100
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing SLA 44 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.97% 1.53% 1.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.99% 24.03% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £137 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +20.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £11.88
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +22.10%
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
163 129 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.30% 6.35% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 65 64
Average daily rate £388 £315 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.60 £15.00 £26.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -43.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 -1 10 £385 - 3
Portsmouth - 3 £290 - 2
Hook - 3 - -
Basingstoke -10 2 £100 -28.57% 3
Winchester - 2 £500 -
Fareham +1 1 - - 1
Havant -5 1 - -
Farnborough -12 1 - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (46.67%) ITIL
2 25 (33.33%) Windows
3 20 (26.67%) LAN
4 19 (25.33%) CCNA
4 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (21.33%) Cisco
5 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
6 15 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (18.67%) A+ Certification
7 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (17.33%) CCNP
8 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (17.33%) MCSA
8 13 (17.33%) Network+ Certification
8 13 (17.33%) ITIL V3
9 11 (14.67%) Windows 7
10 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 10 (13.33%) Network Design
10 10 (13.33%) VMware
10 10 (13.33%) Service Management
11 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
11 9 (12.00%) SQL
12 7 (9.33%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (9.33%) Citrix
12 7 (9.33%) MS Office
12 7 (9.33%) Oracle
12 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.33%) SharePoint

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.33%) IIS
5 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.33%) Confluence
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Office
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) LAN
2 6 (8.00%) SAN
3 5 (6.67%) VoIP
3 5 (6.67%) WAN
4 3 (4.00%) SMTP
4 3 (4.00%) DNS
4 3 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (2.67%) RNC
5 2 (2.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.67%) VPN
5 2 (2.67%) 3G
5 2 (2.67%) DHCP
5 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.67%) SDH
5 2 (2.67%) UMTS
5 2 (2.67%) ATM
5 2 (2.67%) Broadband
5 2 (2.67%) GSM
6 1 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.00%) SQLPlus
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.33%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Desktop Support
3 8 (10.67%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Network Support
4 7 (9.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 3 (4.00%) IT Support
8 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) XMPP
2 3 (4.00%) WebCenter
2 3 (4.00%) LAMP
3 2 (2.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.67%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.33%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.67%) Wiki
3 5 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.00%) Clustering
5 3 (4.00%) Replication
5 3 (4.00%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.33%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.33%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.33%) Statistics
7 1 (1.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 4 (5.33%) CentOS
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (4.00%) AIX
7 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.33%) UNIX
9 1 (1.33%) Debian
9 1 (1.33%) HPUX
9 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.67%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) ITIL V3
3 10 (13.33%) Service Management
3 10 (13.33%) Network Design
4 7 (9.33%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (9.33%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.00%) Time Management
6 5 (6.67%) Change Management
6 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.67%) Security Management
7 4 (5.33%) CRM
7 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.33%) Project Management
7 4 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) VB
4 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.33%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) CCNA
1 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.67%) A+ Certification
4 13 (17.33%) MCSA
4 13 (17.33%) CCNP
4 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (17.33%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.67%) Degree
8 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) NCDA
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) vSphere
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (2.67%) XenApp
3 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.33%) qmail
4 1 (1.33%) Postfix
4 1 (1.33%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) ARCserve
1 4 (5.33%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.67%) Nagios
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.67%) Unicenter
3 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.67%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.33%) SELinux
4 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
1 16 (21.33%) Cisco
2 10 (13.33%) VMware
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) Citrix
4 6 (8.00%) HP
5 4 (5.33%) Avaya
5 4 (5.33%) CA
6 3 (4.00%) Altiris
6 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.00%) Brocade
7 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.67%) Splunk
7 2 (2.67%) Lumension
7 2 (2.67%) Symantec
7 2 (2.67%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.67%) Lotus
8 1 (1.33%) NetApp
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Computer Futures
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Posted: 25 days ago