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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 69 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing SLA 27 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.87% 1.61% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.47% 22.11% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Average daily rate
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£370 £200 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -52.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £107 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £454 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-4.42% +3.93%
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
106 95 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.34% 7.30% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 32
Average daily rate £439 £368 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.38% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.91 £14.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £46.60 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% +12.85%

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 September 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 1 September 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
Guildford - 8 £265 - 1
Leatherhead - 6 £425 -
Staines -4 3 - -
Woking +3 2 £198 - 3
Redhill -5 1 - - 1
Egham -11 1 - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (34.04%) ITIL
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Service Delivery
3 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 14 (29.79%) SQL
4 13 (27.66%) Oracle
5 12 (25.53%) UNIX
6 10 (21.28%) Perl
6 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (21.28%) Citrix
6 10 (21.28%) Back Office
6 10 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (21.28%) Radio Access Network
7 9 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (17.02%) OPNET
8 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
8 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.02%) MySQL
8 8 (17.02%) Talend
8 8 (17.02%) Cerion
8 8 (17.02%) Greenplum
8 8 (17.02%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (17.02%) Ontologies
8 8 (17.02%) Korn
9 7 (14.89%) MS Office
9 7 (14.89%) Project Management
9 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
10 6 (12.77%) Finance
10 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.77%) ITIL Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) Wireless
5 2 (4.26%) DNS
5 2 (4.26%) 3G
5 2 (4.26%) VoIP
6 1 (2.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.13%) Multicast
6 1 (2.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (17.02%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.38%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Back Office
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) OSS Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Service Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Back Office Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Defect Manager
5 4 (8.51%) OSS Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.26%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) EDI
4 1 (2.13%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Ontologies
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Smart Meter
3 3 (6.38%) NHS
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 12 (25.53%) UNIX
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Service Delivery
3 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.89%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.64%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Service Management
7 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.38%) Logistics
8 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
9 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.26%) MVVM
9 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Perl
3 8 (17.02%) Korn
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.26%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) VB6
7 1 (2.13%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) HND
4 3 (6.38%) MCP
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) PMP
6 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) OPNET
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Citrix
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.02%) Greenplum
3 8 (17.02%) Talend
3 8 (17.02%) Cerion
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) HP
5 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.13%) NetScout
7 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.13%) Lancope
7 1 (2.13%) TippingPoint
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