The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 66 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing SLA 21 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.64% 1.30% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.67% 13.53% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -53.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £360 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.23%
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
134 133 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.46% 9.62% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 67 26
Average daily rate £450 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £199 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Epsom - 4 £110 -
Staines +10 3 - -
Guildford +5 3 £275 - 3
Leatherhead -3 2 £300 -36.84%
Chertsey - 1 - -
Egham - 1 - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
3 8 (21.62%) Change Management
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Windows
5 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management
6 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (10.81%) MS Office
7 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco
7 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
7 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (10.81%) Line Management
8 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (8.11%) Demand Management
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.11%) Network Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) TippingPoint
8 3 (8.11%) F5
8 3 (8.11%) Firewall
8 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) NetScreen
2 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
2 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
2 2 (5.41%) Junos
3 1 (2.70%) Multicast
3 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.70%) 4G
3 1 (2.70%) 2G
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.70%) RNC
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) ATM
3 1 (2.70%) GSM
3 1 (2.70%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) French Language
3 1 (2.70%) German Language
3 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.70%) SLA Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) EDI
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.11%) NHS
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
2 8 (21.62%) Change Management
3 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) Service Management
4 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Line Management
6 3 (8.11%) Demand Management
6 3 (8.11%) Network Architecture
6 3 (8.11%) Logistics
7 2 (5.41%) BCP
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
7 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Process Management
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Ruby
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) VB6
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) TippingPoint
3 3 (8.11%) F5
3 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Ericsson
4 2 (5.41%) Nokia
4 2 (5.41%) Apple
4 2 (5.41%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) Lancope
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.70%) LogLogic
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.70%) Aruba
5 1 (2.70%) Tufin
5 1 (2.70%) VMware