The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 27 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 20 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.54% 0.60% 2.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.63% 11.11% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
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£388 £365 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +204.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 - £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +12.90%
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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
38 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.53% 5.39% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 7
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £420 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 - £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 10 (34.48%) Service Management
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) Fault Management
7 5 (17.24%) Network Security
7 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (17.24%) CCNA
7 5 (17.24%) VoIP
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) LAN
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (17.24%) Wireless
7 5 (17.24%) IP Telephony
8 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.34%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) ITSM
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.34%) MS Office
8 3 (10.34%) Time Management
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.90%) WFM
9 2 (6.90%) Line Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (6.90%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
1 5 (17.24%) VoIP
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (17.24%) Wireless
1 5 (17.24%) IP Telephony
1 5 (17.24%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (6.90%) RNC
2 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.90%) SDH
2 2 (6.90%) UMTS
2 2 (6.90%) ATM
2 2 (6.90%) GSM
3 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MS Access
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Support Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (20.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.90%) Support Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Change Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Incident Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Service Management
3 6 (20.69%) Fault Management
4 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITSM
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Process Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) WFM
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Line Management
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Ericsson
3 2 (6.90%) Lotus
3 2 (6.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Altiris
4 1 (3.45%) Intel
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
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