The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 25 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 Somerset 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.29% 1.53% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.77% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.81%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
39 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.68% 6.12% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 2
Average daily rate £480 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -4.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
SLA
South West

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Somerset region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Somerset region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SLA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 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
Taunton -19 6 £344 -
Bath - 2 - - 3
Yeovil - 2 £300 -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 33 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 30 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 27 (52.94%) SQL
3 27 (52.94%) Windows
4 26 (50.98%) Oracle
4 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
5 24 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
7 19 (37.25%) Oracle Database
7 19 (37.25%) Capacity Planning
7 19 (37.25%) Risk Analysis
7 19 (37.25%) Statistics
8 18 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 18 (35.29%) MCP
8 18 (35.29%) Management Information System
9 17 (33.33%) ITIL
10 16 (31.37%) Service Delivery
11 15 (29.41%) T-SQL
11 15 (29.41%) Data Guard
11 15 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (27.45%) Oracle RMAN
13 13 (25.49%) Front Office
14 12 (23.53%) Back Office
14 12 (23.53%) Service Management
14 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (23.53%) Windows 7

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Summit
1 1 (1.96%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Firewall
1 8 (15.69%) Wireless
1 8 (15.69%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 24 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (37.25%) Oracle Database
5 18 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (13.73%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (25.49%) Front Office
2 12 (23.53%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) DBA
1 25 (49.02%) SQL DBA
2 15 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) Network Support
3 12 (23.53%) Network Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Administrator
6 7 (13.73%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (9.80%) Windows Support Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Technician
9 2 (3.92%) Server Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Network Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Support Technician
10 1 (1.96%) Support Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Services Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Statistics
2 18 (35.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (17.65%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Risk Analysis
1 19 (37.25%) Capacity Planning
2 17 (33.33%) ITIL
3 16 (31.37%) Service Delivery
4 15 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Service Management
6 11 (21.57%) ITSM
6 11 (21.57%) Workflow
7 6 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.96%) CMMI
9 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 30 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (35.29%) MCP
5 11 (21.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (15.69%) MCSA
7 7 (13.73%) MCSE
8 3 (5.88%) CCNA
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.92%) MCITP
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Oracle
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.57%) VMware
4 9 (17.65%) Citrix
5 8 (15.69%) Avaya
5 8 (15.69%) Mitel
5 8 (15.69%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
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