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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 60 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing SLA 30 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.19% 1.45% 1.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 21.35% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £300 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £415 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.63 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.80%
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
130 89 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.50% 6.79% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 31
Average daily rate £378 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 4
Woking +1 2 - -
Horley - 2 - -
Reigate +2 1 £95 - 1
Staines -1 1 £380 +5.55% 1
Egham - 1 - - 2
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - - 1
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 20 (43.48%) ITIL
3 20 (43.48%) Windows
4 15 (32.61%) MS Office
5 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
5 13 (28.26%) Cisco
6 12 (26.09%) DNS
7 11 (23.91%) LAN
7 11 (23.91%) WAN
7 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
7 11 (23.91%) VMware
8 9 (19.57%) Firewall
8 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
8 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
9 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (15.22%) ITIL V2
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.22%) Citrix
11 6 (13.04%) VoIP
11 6 (13.04%) Change Management
11 6 (13.04%) XenApp
12 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
12 5 (10.87%) DHCP
12 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
12 5 (10.87%) Avaya
12 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (8.70%) Symantec
13 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Mule
3 1 (2.17%) Moodle
3 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Office
2 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) DNS
2 11 (23.91%) LAN
2 11 (23.91%) WAN
3 9 (19.57%) Firewall
4 6 (13.04%) VoIP
5 5 (10.87%) DHCP
6 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.52%) VPN
7 3 (6.52%) SAN
7 3 (6.52%) MPLS
7 3 (6.52%) BGP
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.35%) Junos
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (4.35%) Network Security
8 2 (4.35%) OSPF
8 2 (4.35%) NetScreen
8 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) French Language
2 1 (2.17%) German Language
2 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Service Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.52%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support
6 2 (4.35%) Vendor Manager
6 2 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Deskside Support
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Statistics
2 2 (4.35%) CMDB
2 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL V2
4 6 (13.04%) Change Management
5 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) ITSM
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.17%) Validation
9 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.17%) Network Design
9 1 (2.17%) Logistics
9 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) CCNP
2 4 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) MCDST
3 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.35%) CCIE
3 2 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) XenApp
4 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) Cisco
3 11 (23.91%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) Avaya
6 4 (8.70%) Symantec
7 3 (6.52%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) Juniper
7 3 (6.52%) Kaseya
8 2 (4.35%) F5
8 2 (4.35%) Veeam
8 2 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.35%) TippingPoint
8 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.35%) Nokia
8 2 (4.35%) Apple
8 2 (4.35%) Altiris
8 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.35%) Websense
9 1 (2.17%) BT
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