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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SLA 26 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.35% 4.44% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 34.41% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 4
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£425 £175 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -51.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £72.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.09%
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
91 93 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.73% 12.90% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 21
Average daily rate £475 £475 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £72.50 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.86% +806.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 4 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
Swindon +3 20 £425 +169.84% 8
Corsham - 1 £450 -
Salisbury - 1 - - 2
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) CCNP
3 12 (31.58%) ITIL
3 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 12 (31.58%) Firewall
3 12 (31.58%) Network Security
4 11 (28.95%) Cisco
5 10 (26.32%) Migration
5 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.68%) CCIE
6 9 (23.68%) Juniper
6 9 (23.68%) Blue Coat
7 8 (21.05%) Sourcefire
7 8 (21.05%) JNCIP
7 8 (21.05%) IronPort
7 8 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (21.05%) Intel
7 8 (21.05%) CISSP
7 8 (21.05%) CRM
7 8 (21.05%) McAfee
8 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
8 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 5 (13.16%) Network Design
10 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
11 4 (10.53%) Junos

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
1 12 (31.58%) Network Security
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (10.53%) Junos
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (10.53%) LAN
3 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) Internet
5 2 (5.26%) MPLS
5 2 (5.26%) OSPF
5 2 (5.26%) BGP
5 2 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 2 (5.26%) WLAN
5 2 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (5.26%) IPsec
5 2 (5.26%) ISDN
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support
2 6 (15.79%) Service Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Customer Services Manager
5 3 (7.89%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Statistics
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Migration
3 8 (21.05%) CRM
3 8 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (13.16%) Network Design
4 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.53%) Benchmarking
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.26%) ISMS
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) VBA
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) CCNP
3 9 (23.68%) CCIE
4 8 (21.05%) JNCIP
4 8 (21.05%) CISSP
5 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (5.26%) Degree
8 2 (5.26%) CCNA
9 1 (2.63%) HNC
9 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Juniper
2 9 (23.68%) Blue Coat
3 8 (21.05%) Sourcefire
3 8 (21.05%) IronPort
3 8 (21.05%) Intel
3 8 (21.05%) McAfee
4 4 (10.53%) Google
5 3 (7.89%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) F5
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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