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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 79 77 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing SLA 36 23 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.74% 1.25% 2.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.34% 17.16% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 26
Average daily rate
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£301 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £332 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £335 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 23
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £20.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £15.63 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.24% +0.80%
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
177 134 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.58% 7.30% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 70 76
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £465 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 26
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 20 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 20 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
Hook +1 7 £301 -9.52%
Southampton -9 7 £310 - 3
Basingstoke +23 5 £233 - 2
Havant - 4 £425 - 1
Farnborough -6 2 - - 2
Portsmouth +3 1 - -
Winchester - - - - 2
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 25 (40.98%) Windows
1 25 (40.98%) Security Cleared
2 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (24.59%) HP
3 15 (24.59%) MS Office
4 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
5 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
6 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
7 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
8 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
9 9 (14.75%) Cisco
9 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
9 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared
10 8 (13.11%) Blackberry
11 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
11 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
11 7 (11.48%) VMware
11 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
11 7 (11.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (9.84%) Service Management
12 6 (9.84%) Firewall
12 6 (9.84%) DNS
12 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
12 6 (9.84%) MS Project
13 5 (8.20%) C
13 5 (8.20%) DHCP
13 5 (8.20%) Windows XP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.20%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (8.20%) MS Project Server
5 3 (4.92%) Lync
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Office
2 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.84%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) DNS
1 6 (9.84%) Firewall
2 5 (8.20%) DHCP
3 4 (6.56%) Broadband
3 4 (6.56%) SAN
3 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.56%) 3G
4 3 (4.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.28%) VoIP
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
5 2 (3.28%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) Wireless
5 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.64%) VLAN
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.64%) NAS
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) SMTP
6 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) OLAP
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (11.48%) Administrator
3 7 (11.48%) Desktop Support
4 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Applications Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.56%) Support Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (3.28%) jQuery
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.28%) CSS
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) XSLT
3 1 (1.64%) JFC
3 1 (1.64%) AOM
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Handset
3 2 (3.28%) Firmware
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) Life Science
4 1 (1.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.56%) Linux
7 3 (4.92%) AIX
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) UNIX
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
3 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
4 6 (9.84%) Service Management
5 5 (8.20%) Security Management
6 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 4 (6.56%) Project Management
6 4 (6.56%) Release Management
6 4 (6.56%) ITSM
6 4 (6.56%) Time Management
7 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.92%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.92%) Change Management
7 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.28%) MVC
8 2 (3.28%) Scrum
8 2 (3.28%) ERP
8 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) C
2 4 (6.56%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.64%) Korn
4 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
6 1 (1.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) MCSE
6 1 (1.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.92%) vSphere
3 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP SIM
2 3 (4.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.28%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.64%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) HP
3 9 (14.75%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) VMware
5 4 (6.56%) 3PAR
5 4 (6.56%) Symantec
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.28%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.28%) CA
7 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.28%) Brocade
7 2 (3.28%) McAfee
7 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.64%) Lumension
8 1 (1.64%) Apple
8 1 (1.64%) Remedy
8 1 (1.64%) Siebel
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper