The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 56 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.77% 2.01% 1.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% 18.84% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Median daily rate £343 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £280 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £435 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
75 69 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.54% 10.65% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 64
Median daily rate £400 £480 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £638 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £46.50 £13.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.69% -69.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Swindon -1 4 £343 -11.61% 2
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Workflow
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) Nokia
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (16.67%) ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) SCCM
7 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (11.11%) Remedy
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Support
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Availability Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity and Availability Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Check Point Support
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper Support
4 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Level Manager
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) ITSM
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.56%) Content Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Open Source
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.56%) HNC
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) Nokia
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam
4 1 (5.56%) VMware