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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs citing SLA 49 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.14% 1.36% 2.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.30% 11.73% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 16
Average daily rate £260 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.80% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £235 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £650 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.10 £18.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.97% +29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £18.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £18.50 £93.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £13.38 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -6.14%
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
135 162 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.39% 11.59% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 57
Average daily rate £450 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £255 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 6
Average hourly rate £52.50 £27.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% +2.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £48.75 £65.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +45.77%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Guildford +15 16 £185 -32.11% 2
Reigate - 4 £275 - 2
Staines +14 3 £103 -78.42%
Camberley +1 2 £175 -48.14%
Weybridge -1 2 - - 1
Egham - 2 - - 2
Farnham - 2 - -
Redhill -16 1 £230 -45.88%
Leatherhead -17 1 £425 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £330 -
Woking - 1 £100 - 1
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 43 (50.00%) Windows
2 41 (47.67%) ITIL
3 34 (39.53%) Linux
4 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
5 20 (23.26%) Unix
5 20 (23.26%) SQL
6 19 (22.09%) Data Centre
6 19 (22.09%) Windows Server
7 18 (20.93%) Project Management
7 18 (20.93%) Service Delivery
8 15 (17.44%) SAN
8 15 (17.44%) Citrix
8 15 (17.44%) Finance
8 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
10 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
10 12 (13.95%) LAN
10 12 (13.95%) Hyper-V
11 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (11.63%) CommVault
12 10 (11.63%) WAN
12 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
12 10 (11.63%) Smart Meter
12 10 (11.63%) Problem Management
12 10 (11.63%) Clustering
12 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (11.63%) Simpana
13 9 (10.47%) Dell Compellent
13 9 (10.47%) Back Office

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.30%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) QuarkXPress
4 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.16%) MS Project
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.44%) SAN
2 12 (13.95%) LAN
3 10 (11.63%) WAN
4 8 (9.30%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (9.30%) Wireless
5 7 (8.14%) 3G
6 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.81%) 4G
7 5 (5.81%) Internet
8 4 (4.65%) Intranet
8 4 (4.65%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.65%) ZigBee
9 3 (3.49%) 2G
9 3 (3.49%) DNS
9 3 (3.49%) Firewall
9 3 (3.49%) LDAP
9 3 (3.49%) MPLS
9 3 (3.49%) VoIP
9 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.49%) FileMaker
4 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Back Office
2 9 (10.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) German Language
4 2 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (16.28%) Analyst
2 11 (12.79%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Back Office Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (8.14%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (8.14%) Desktop Support
4 7 (8.14%) OSS Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Administrator
6 5 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) OSS Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) COM
1 3 (3.49%) REST
1 3 (3.49%) SAML
1 3 (3.49%) SOAP
1 3 (3.49%) Web Services
1 3 (3.49%) XML
2 2 (2.33%) Google Closure
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
3 1 (1.16%) HTML5
3 1 (1.16%) J2EE
3 1 (1.16%) JSON
3 1 (1.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Data Centre
2 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.63%) Clustering
3 10 (11.63%) Smart Meter
4 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.49%) iPad
5 3 (3.49%) iPhone
6 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.33%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.33%) PKI
6 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.16%) AS400
7 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.16%) Handset
7 1 (1.16%) iSeries
7 1 (1.16%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.00%) Windows
2 34 (39.53%) Linux
3 20 (23.26%) Unix
4 19 (22.09%) Windows Server
5 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.33%) AIX
9 2 (2.33%) Android
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.16%) NetWare
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) ITIL
2 18 (20.93%) Project Management
2 18 (20.93%) Service Delivery
3 13 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (11.63%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.98%) Change Management
5 6 (6.98%) Data Centre Operations
6 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.81%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.65%) Demand Management
7 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (3.49%) Change Control
8 3 (3.49%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.49%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.49%) Matrix Management
8 3 (3.49%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) Perl
4 2 (2.33%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.49%) CCNA
3 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.33%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.33%) MCSE
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.16%) HND
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB
5 1 (1.16%) MBA
5 1 (1.16%) MCP
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Hyper-V
2 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.49%) NDS
4 3 (3.49%) Novell eDirectory
4 3 (3.49%) vSphere
5 2 (2.33%) KVM
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) XenApp
6 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Simpana
2 5 (5.81%) SCCM
3 3 (3.49%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 2 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.16%) OPNET
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.44%) Citrix
3 10 (11.63%) CommVault
4 9 (10.47%) Cisco
4 9 (10.47%) Dell Compellent
5 8 (9.30%) Huawei
5 8 (9.30%) Nokia
5 8 (9.30%) SAP
5 8 (9.30%) VMware
6 6 (6.98%) Oracle
7 5 (5.81%) HP
7 5 (5.81%) Remedy
8 4 (4.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (4.65%) BT
8 4 (4.65%) Ericsson
8 4 (4.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (4.65%) Novell
8 4 (4.65%) Siemens
8 4 (4.65%) Wyse
9 3 (3.49%) ZTE
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