The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 22 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 11 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.68% 4.37% 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.89% 29.41% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £400 £378 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +6.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
SLA
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
19 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.09% 14.87% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 14
Median daily rate £400 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £550 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 20 (90.91%) ITIL
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Service Management
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) Document Management
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) Remedy
7 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (9.09%) Nintex
7 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
7 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
8 1 (4.55%) UAG
8 1 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.55%) Demand Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Analyst
2 15 (68.18%) Service Analyst
3 14 (63.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (54.55%) IT Analyst
4 12 (54.55%) IT Support
4 12 (54.55%) IT Support Analyst
4 12 (54.55%) Support Analyst
5 11 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 11 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
5 11 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 11 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 11 (50.00%) IT Engineer
5 11 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 11 (50.00%) Support Engineer
6 10 (45.45%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (45.45%) Service Desk Engineer
6 10 (45.45%) Service Desk Support
6 10 (45.45%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) ITIL
2 17 (77.27%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Content Management
3 2 (9.09%) Document Management
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Demand Management
4 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.55%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Nintex
3 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) VMware