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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 68 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing SLA 20 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.54% 0.71% 2.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.39% 12.00% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
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£260 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £415 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £468 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £15.50 £15.45
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +0.32%
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
82 75 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.31% 5.92% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 52
Average daily rate £375 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Dorking - 4 £121 - 2
Staines -1 3 £380 - 1
Woking - 3 - - 1
Reigate +5 1 £95 - 4
Guildford - 1 £260 -
Horley - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Cobham - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
4 11 (28.95%) MS Office
4 11 (28.95%) Cisco
5 10 (26.32%) Firewall
6 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
6 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
6 9 (23.68%) WAN
7 8 (21.05%) LAN
7 8 (21.05%) DNS
7 8 (21.05%) Citrix
7 8 (21.05%) Change Management
7 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
9 5 (13.16%) VoIP
9 5 (13.16%) VMware
9 5 (13.16%) XenApp
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 4 (10.53%) VPN
10 4 (10.53%) CCNP
10 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (10.53%) Avaya
10 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
10 4 (10.53%) Internet
10 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (10.53%) Telecoms

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) Moodle
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) LAN
3 8 (21.05%) DNS
4 5 (13.16%) VoIP
5 4 (10.53%) VPN
5 4 (10.53%) Internet
6 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.89%) DHCP
7 2 (5.26%) FTP
7 2 (5.26%) HTTP
7 2 (5.26%) SSL
7 2 (5.26%) SAN
7 2 (5.26%) SMTP
7 2 (5.26%) BGP
7 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.26%) MPLS
7 2 (5.26%) SSH
7 2 (5.26%) Network Security
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support
6 2 (5.26%) Vendor Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Statistics
2 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Change Management
3 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL V2
4 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) ITSM
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.26%) Fault Management
7 1 (2.63%) ERD
7 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) CCNP
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.89%) CCIE
3 2 (5.26%) MCDST
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
3 2 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCSA
4 1 (2.63%) CCSE
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.26%) Nokia
6 2 (5.26%) Apple
6 2 (5.26%) WatchGuard
6 2 (5.26%) Kaspersky
6 2 (5.26%) Veeam
6 2 (5.26%) Kaseya
7 1 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) Verint
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.63%) TippingPoint
Horley, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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