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 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 79 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing SLA 21 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.64% 1.50% 1.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.94% 15.75% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
Median daily rate £275 £340 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £229 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
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
124 127 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.68% 9.56% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 48 44
Median daily rate £475 £440 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £542 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +53.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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
Staines +1 4 - -
Camberley - 3 £125 -
Epsom - 3 - - 1
Weybridge - 3 £475 - 1
Reigate - 2 £269 - 1
Guildford +2 1 £150 -43.39%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 28 (42.42%) ITIL
2 28 (42.42%) Windows
3 18 (27.27%) Linux
4 15 (22.73%) SAN
4 15 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
6 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 11 (16.67%) CommVault
8 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 11 (16.67%) Clustering
8 11 (16.67%) Finance
8 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 11 (16.67%) Simpana
8 11 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (15.15%) Dell Compellent
9 10 (15.15%) SCCM
10 9 (13.64%) MS Office
10 9 (13.64%) SQL
10 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
11 8 (12.12%) Remedy
12 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.61%) ITSM
12 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 6 (9.09%) LAN
13 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (7.58%) Cisco

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 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) SAN
2 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.09%) LAN
4 4 (6.06%) DHCP
4 4 (6.06%) Internet
4 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications
5 3 (4.55%) DNS
5 3 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.03%) Wireless
7 1 (1.52%) 3G
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.52%) Firewall
7 1 (1.52%) H.323
7 1 (1.52%) Intranet
7 1 (1.52%) MGCP
7 1 (1.52%) NAS
7 1 (1.52%) SNMP
7 1 (1.52%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Legal
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
4 1 (1.52%) German Language
4 1 (1.52%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support
3 7 (10.61%) Service Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) IT Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.06%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Backup Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) IT Support
6 4 (6.06%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Database Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Unix Team Leader
7 3 (4.55%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) HTML5
1 1 (1.52%) J2EE
1 1 (1.52%) Java SE
1 1 (1.52%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Clustering
2 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) BYOD
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Linux
3 15 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.06%) Unix
6 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.55%) AIX
7 3 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (4.55%) Solaris
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.52%) Android
9 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) ITIL
2 7 (10.61%) ITSM
3 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.58%) Service Management
5 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.06%) Patch Management
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.55%) Time Management
6 3 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.03%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.03%) Network Management
7 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.03%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) MCSE
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.55%) CCNA
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 3 (4.55%) MCDST
4 3 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.52%) CCVP
6 1 (1.52%) ECDL
6 1 (1.52%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 11 (16.67%) Simpana
2 10 (15.15%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) CommVault
3 10 (15.15%) Dell Compellent
4 8 (12.12%) Remedy
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco
6 4 (6.06%) Citrix
6 4 (6.06%) HP
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle
6 4 (6.06%) VMware
7 3 (4.55%) Altiris
7 3 (4.55%) EMC
7 3 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.52%) Arqiva
9 1 (1.52%) BT
9 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.52%) Huawei
9 1 (1.52%) NetCracker
9 1 (1.52%) Telindus
9 1 (1.52%) Virgin Media