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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 89 90 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing SLA 24 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.28% 1.71% 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 22.58% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 12
Average daily rate £456 £338 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.18% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £173 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.45 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £15.62 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £13.38 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -6.14%
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
144 155 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.69% 7.56% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 100 56
Average daily rate £381 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 10
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +45.77%

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 13 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 11 £488 +29.13% 6
Havant +11 4 £425 +6.25% 2
Fareham - 4 - - 1
Winchester -6 2 £400 -20.00%
Andover - 1 £375 - 1
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
2 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
4 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 17 (22.08%) Cisco
6 16 (20.78%) ITIL
6 16 (20.78%) Windows
7 15 (19.48%) Finance
8 14 (18.18%) MS Office
9 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
10 11 (14.29%) Oracle
10 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 11 (14.29%) VoIP
10 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (14.29%) Firewall
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle Payables
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle Receivables
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle Assets
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle AGIS
11 10 (12.99%) SDLC
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle General Ledger
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS R12
11 10 (12.99%) Wireless
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle 11i
12 9 (11.69%) SQL
12 9 (11.69%) Service Management
12 9 (11.69%) Fault Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.19%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Office
2 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle 11i
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle AGIS
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Assets
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Receivables
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.30%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Firewall
1 11 (14.29%) VoIP
2 10 (12.99%) Wireless
3 8 (10.39%) LAN
3 8 (10.39%) Network Security
3 8 (10.39%) WAN
4 7 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 7 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.90%) SAN
6 2 (2.60%) 3GPP
6 2 (2.60%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (2.60%) DNS
6 2 (2.60%) LTE
6 2 (2.60%) MGW
6 2 (2.60%) NGN
6 2 (2.60%) RTP
6 2 (2.60%) SS7
6 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.60%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (14.29%) Consultant
3 11 (14.29%) IT Support
4 10 (12.99%) Oracle Consultant
4 10 (12.99%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Network Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Functional Consultant
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 8 (10.39%) Service Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
8 6 (7.79%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Administrator
8 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
1 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.90%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) JSON
3 1 (1.30%) REST
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
1 8 (10.39%) Driving Licence
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.30%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.49%) Unix
3 5 (6.49%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) SDLC
3 9 (11.69%) Fault Management
3 9 (11.69%) Service Management
4 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.49%) MSF
4 5 (6.49%) MVC
4 5 (6.49%) RUP
4 5 (6.49%) Scrum
5 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.90%) Application Packaging
6 3 (3.90%) Change Management
6 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.60%) Line Management
7 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.60%) Network Management
7 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.49%) C#
4 3 (3.90%) VB
5 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
2 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (10.39%) Degree
5 7 (9.09%) CCNP
6 4 (5.19%) CCIE
6 4 (5.19%) CCNA
7 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.90%) vSphere
2 3 (3.90%) XenApp
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
1 3 (3.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (3.90%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.60%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.08%) Cisco
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle
4 8 (10.39%) Palo Alto
5 5 (6.49%) Ericsson
5 5 (6.49%) Remedy
5 5 (6.49%) SAP
5 5 (6.49%) VMware
6 4 (5.19%) CA
6 4 (5.19%) Citrix
6 4 (5.19%) F5
6 4 (5.19%) Nokia
7 3 (3.90%) arcserve
7 3 (3.90%) Brocade
7 3 (3.90%) HP
7 3 (3.90%) Huawei
7 3 (3.90%) Lumension
8 2 (2.60%) Ariba
8 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.60%) PeopleSoft