The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SLA 19 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.90% 3.26% 2.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.16% 25.00% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 3
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£425 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £125 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-4.42% +3.93%
SLA
Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
63 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.94% 13.05% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 17
Average daily rate £475 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £164 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Swindon region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Swindon region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (40.74%) CCNP
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) Network Security
3 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 9 (33.33%) Migration
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) CCIE
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL
4 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 8 (29.63%) Juniper
5 7 (25.93%) CRM
5 7 (25.93%) Intel
5 7 (25.93%) CISSP
5 7 (25.93%) McAfee
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (25.93%) Sourcefire
5 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
5 7 (25.93%) JNCIP
6 6 (22.22%) IronPort
6 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.81%) Benchmarking
8 4 (14.81%) Network Design
8 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
8 4 (14.81%) Google
9 3 (11.11%) Junos

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
1 10 (37.04%) Network Security
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (11.11%) Junos
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) OSPF
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.70%) WLAN
5 1 (3.70%) ISDN
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
5 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) MI Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Process Manager
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Supplier Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Vendor Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) CRM
4 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (14.81%) Benchmarking
5 4 (14.81%) Network Design
5 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) ISMS
7 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) CCNP
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CCIE
3 7 (25.93%) CISSP
3 7 (25.93%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Juniper
3 7 (25.93%) Intel
3 7 (25.93%) McAfee
3 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
3 7 (25.93%) Sourcefire
4 6 (22.22%) IronPort
5 4 (14.81%) Google
6 3 (11.11%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Nokia
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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