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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 76 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SLA 21 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.65% 1.17% 1.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.80% 11.03% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 9
Median daily rate £350 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £131 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £455 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.06 £16.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% -16.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
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
118 136 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.28% 10.63% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 59 62
Median daily rate £450 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.80% -22.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +6.14%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -5 5 £290 - 1
Egham +7 3 £80 - 1
Epsom +1 3 - - 1
Guildford +10 2 £400 +45.45% 1
Woking -3 1 £390 +168.96% 3
Weybridge - 1 £440 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (44.74%) Windows
3 31 (40.79%) ITIL
4 27 (35.53%) Linux
5 22 (28.95%) SAN
6 21 (27.63%) Windows Server
7 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
7 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (22.37%) Data Centre
8 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 15 (19.74%) CommVault
9 15 (19.74%) Clustering
9 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
9 15 (19.74%) Simpana
9 15 (19.74%) Failover Clustering
10 14 (18.42%) Dell Compellent
11 13 (17.11%) SQL
12 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
13 11 (14.47%) LAN
14 10 (13.16%) MS Office
14 10 (13.16%) Remedy
14 10 (13.16%) Finance
14 10 (13.16%) SCCM
15 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
15 9 (11.84%) Cisco
16 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (9.21%) Unified Communications
17 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (9.21%) Unix

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 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) SAN
2 11 (14.47%) LAN
3 7 (9.21%) Unified Communications
3 7 (9.21%) WAN
4 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.58%) DHCP
5 5 (6.58%) DNS
5 5 (6.58%) Wireless
6 4 (5.26%) 3G
6 4 (5.26%) Internet
7 3 (3.95%) 4G
7 3 (3.95%) Firewall
7 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.63%) FCoE
8 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.63%) IPsec
8 2 (2.63%) Junos
8 2 (2.63%) NAS
8 2 (2.63%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Legal
3 3 (3.95%) Games
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) German Language
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Analyst
1 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
2 7 (9.21%) Desktop Support
3 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) IT Analyst
3 6 (7.89%) Team Leader
4 5 (6.58%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.26%) Backup Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Database Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Google Closure
1 1 (1.32%) HTML
1 1 (1.32%) HTML5
1 1 (1.32%) J2EE
1 1 (1.32%) Java SE
1 1 (1.32%) ODBC
1 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Data Centre
2 15 (19.74%) Clustering
3 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.63%) NHS
5 2 (2.63%) PKI
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.32%) AS400
6 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.32%) iSeries
6 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Windows
2 27 (35.53%) Linux
3 21 (27.63%) Windows Server
4 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.21%) Unix
7 4 (5.26%) AIX
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.95%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.95%) Solaris
9 2 (2.63%) Android
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.32%) VMS
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.89%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
3 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.58%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.26%) Service Management
5 4 (5.26%) Time Management
5 4 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.95%) ITSM
6 3 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.95%) Project Management
7 2 (2.63%) Change Control
7 2 (2.63%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.63%) Line Management
7 2 (2.63%) Security Patching
7 2 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) C
2 1 (1.32%) Java
2 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.58%) CCNA
3 5 (6.58%) MCSE
4 4 (5.26%) A+ Certification
4 4 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.95%) Degree
5 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) MCDST
7 1 (1.32%) CCVP
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.32%) MBA
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
2 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Failover Clustering
1 15 (19.74%) Simpana
2 10 (13.16%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) CommVault
3 14 (18.42%) Dell Compellent
4 10 (13.16%) Remedy
5 9 (11.84%) Cisco
6 5 (6.58%) Altiris
6 5 (6.58%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) VMware
7 4 (5.26%) Citrix
7 4 (5.26%) EMC
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle
8 3 (3.95%) Forcepoint
8 3 (3.95%) Juniper
8 3 (3.95%) NetApp
8 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (2.63%) F5
9 2 (2.63%) NetCracker
9 2 (2.63%) Nokia Networks
9 2 (2.63%) ZTE