The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 46 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.96% 3.02% 2.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.84% 20.43% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £205 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +12.90%
SLA
South West

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 Wiltshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
69 93 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.42% 14.76% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 27
Average daily rate £465 £451 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Swindon +2 9 £400 +74.86% 2
Corsham - 2 £375 -
Trowbridge - 1 - -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
5 5 (15.63%) Finance
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) QA
6 4 (12.50%) Google
6 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.50%) Coaching
6 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.50%) Benchmarking
6 4 (12.50%) MS Office
6 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 3 (9.38%) SAP
7 3 (9.38%) VBA
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
7 3 (9.38%) Nokia
7 3 (9.38%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) Legal
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Asset Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) 3G
1 2 (6.25%) 2G
1 2 (6.25%) 4G
2 1 (3.13%) LTE
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WLAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Service Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support
3 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Quality Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Customer Services Manager
5 3 (9.38%) MI Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Radio Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Service Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Process Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.25%) Process Management
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.13%) HNC
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Google
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Nokia
4 2 (6.25%) Huawei
4 2 (6.25%) Ericsson
4 2 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (3.13%) Actix
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) NEC
5 1 (3.13%) Nortel
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper