The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 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 Surrey 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 75 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 16 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.26% 0.49% 1.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.28% 9.23% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £423 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £420 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £436 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
83 65 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.52% 5.29% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 68
Average daily rate £360 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £318 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% -45.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £18.60 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £23.38 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.89%
SLA
South East

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 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
Woking - 3 - - 1
Staines - 2 - -
Reigate +6 1 - - 2
Guildford - 1 £260 -
Leatherhead - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - - 1
Addlestone - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Windows
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) WAN
5 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
5 10 (25.64%) Change Management
6 9 (23.08%) MS Office
6 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
7 8 (20.51%) LAN
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco
8 7 (17.95%) Firewall
9 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 6 (15.38%) VPN
9 6 (15.38%) Citrix
9 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 5 (12.82%) VoIP
10 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (12.82%) Internet
10 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.82%) Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
11 4 (10.26%) Fault Management
11 4 (10.26%) SSH
11 4 (10.26%) Network Security
11 4 (10.26%) ITIL V2

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) WAN
2 8 (20.51%) LAN
3 7 (17.95%) Firewall
4 6 (15.38%) VPN
5 5 (12.82%) VoIP
5 5 (12.82%) Internet
5 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.26%) SSH
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security
6 4 (10.26%) SMTP
6 4 (10.26%) FTP
6 4 (10.26%) HTTP
6 4 (10.26%) SSL
7 3 (7.69%) DHCP
7 3 (7.69%) DNS
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.13%) BGP
8 2 (5.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Support
6 2 (5.13%) Vendor Manager
6 2 (5.13%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Statistics
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) UNIX
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Change Management
3 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.26%) Fault Management
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL V2
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.13%) Time Management
8 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.13%) Validation
8 2 (5.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) PHP
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.26%) CCNP
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) CCIE
4 2 (5.13%) MCDST
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) CCSA
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) CCSE
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.26%) Avaya
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.13%) WatchGuard
6 2 (5.13%) Kaspersky
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) Nokia
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) NEC
7 1 (2.56%) Wyse
7 1 (2.56%) Crossbeam