The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 64 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.61% 2.89% 1.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.41% 21.08% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 13
Median daily rate £155 £241 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.75% -19.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £18.25 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £25.00 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +20.00%
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 Surrey region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
118 185 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.18% 13.69% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 81 77
Median daily rate £475 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% -33.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £25.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

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

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -5 7 - - 1
Staines -4 4 £278 -47.14%
Chertsey - 4 £155 -
Woking -15 1 £380 +162.06% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SLA.

1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
4 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (20.00%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) MS Office
4 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (20.00%) Internet
5 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.29%) Service Management
6 5 (14.29%) ITSM
6 5 (14.29%) Finance
7 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
7 4 (11.43%) Wireless
7 4 (11.43%) Unix
7 4 (11.43%) Lotus
7 4 (11.43%) Linux
7 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
7 4 (11.43%) Korean Language
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) Puppet
8 3 (8.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (8.57%) Mahout
8 3 (8.57%) Big Data
8 3 (8.57%) Open Source
8 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
8 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Internet
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) Wireless
3 3 (8.57%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Intranet
5 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
1 3 (8.57%) Big Data
1 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
1 3 (8.57%) Mahout
1 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Korean Language
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) IT Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
3 6 (17.14%) Field Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Field Service Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Break Fix Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
6 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Data Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Junior
6 3 (8.57%) Vendor Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Manager
7 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.86%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) BYOD
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
2 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.29%) ITSM
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) Contract Management
5 3 (8.57%) MapReduce
5 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Service Design
6 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.71%) Benchmarking
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.71%) MCDST
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ECDL
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (8.57%) HDFS
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Ambari
1 3 (8.57%) Ansible
1 3 (8.57%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (8.57%) Oozie
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Lotus
3 3 (8.57%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas