The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Wiltshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing SLA 29 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.32% 2.09% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.18% 30.77% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Average daily rate
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£229 £325 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.61% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £290 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £550 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
93 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.84% 6.78% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 21 22
Average daily rate £488 £424 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £313 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £8.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -12.50%
SLA
South West

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 31 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2014. 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 -1 13 £150 -60.00% 5
Salisbury - 1 £388 -
Chippenham - - - - 5
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 25 (56.82%) ITIL
2 23 (52.27%) Windows
3 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
5 16 (36.36%) HP
5 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 15 (34.09%) DV Cleared
7 14 (31.82%) DHCP
7 14 (31.82%) DNS
7 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (29.55%) VMware
8 13 (29.55%) NetBackup
8 13 (29.55%) Symantec
8 13 (29.55%) HP SIM
8 13 (29.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 12 (27.27%) Telecoms
10 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
11 9 (20.45%) SCOM
11 9 (20.45%) Firewall
12 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
12 8 (18.18%) Capacity Management
13 7 (15.91%) ITIL V3
13 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (15.91%) Linux
13 7 (15.91%) VMware ESX
13 7 (15.91%) Release Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.64%) CMS
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (11.36%) ColdFusion
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.55%) Lync
6 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.27%) Railo
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DHCP
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 9 (20.45%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) BGP
4 2 (4.55%) EIGRP
4 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.55%) FWSM
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) Hudson
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (34.09%) Administrator
3 12 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Storage Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.36%) MI Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.55%) Service Design Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Implementation Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Web Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) CSS
1 4 (9.09%) XHTML
1 4 (9.09%) HTML5
1 4 (9.09%) CSS3
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (4.55%) Wiki
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.91%) Linux
6 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.27%) Solaris
10 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
3 8 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 7 (15.91%) Release Management
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL V3
5 6 (13.64%) Content Management
6 5 (11.36%) Benchmarking
6 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Change Control
9 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.55%) Service Management
9 2 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) RHCE
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
1 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) VMware ESX
3 6 (13.64%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.55%) vCloud
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) NetBackup
1 13 (29.55%) HP SIM
1 13 (29.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (20.45%) SCOM
3 7 (15.91%) SCCM
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.55%) SCSM
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.27%) MOM
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) HP
3 13 (29.55%) Symantec
3 13 (29.55%) VMware
4 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) SAP
7 2 (4.55%) Sun
7 2 (4.55%) Infor
8 1 (2.27%) Veritas
8 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
Swindon, Wiltshire
Robert Walters
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