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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs citing SLA 34 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.78% 1.60% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.05% 21.43% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
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£175 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.72% +31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
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
97 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.62% 7.49% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 21 20
Average daily rate £475 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £343 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £8.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -66.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 15 £158 -51.53% 3
Chippenham - - - - 6
Salisbury - - - -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
4 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (39.13%) DV Cleared
6 16 (34.78%) HP
6 16 (34.78%) DHCP
6 16 (34.78%) DNS
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (32.61%) HP SIM
7 15 (32.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
7 15 (32.61%) Symantec
7 15 (32.61%) VMware
7 15 (32.61%) NetBackup
8 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
9 11 (23.91%) Capacity Management
10 10 (21.74%) Firewall
11 9 (19.57%) Linux
11 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
12 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
12 8 (17.39%) vSphere
12 8 (17.39%) 3PAR
12 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (15.22%) SCCM
13 7 (15.22%) SCOM
13 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) CMS
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) ColdFusion
5 2 (4.35%) Railo
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) DHCP
1 16 (34.78%) DNS
2 10 (21.74%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) BGP
4 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
4 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.52%) FWSM
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 17 (36.96%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (36.96%) Administrator
3 9 (19.57%) MI Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Storage Administrator
4 8 (17.39%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) jQuery
2 2 (4.35%) ColdBox
2 2 (4.35%) HTML5
2 2 (4.35%) CSS3
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XHTML
3 1 (2.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) IVR
2 2 (4.35%) CMDB
2 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.57%) Linux
5 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.17%) Solaris
10 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 11 (23.91%) Capacity Management
3 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 7 (15.22%) Benchmarking
5 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Release Management
6 3 (6.52%) Content Management
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.52%) Service Management
6 3 (6.52%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) ERP
7 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) MVC
8 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.35%) CFML
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 18 (39.13%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) CCNP
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.17%) RHCE
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) vSphere
3 7 (15.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) NetBackup
1 15 (32.61%) HP SIM
1 15 (32.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 7 (15.22%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) MOM
4 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) HP
3 15 (32.61%) Symantec
3 15 (32.61%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) 3PAR
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) SAP
7 2 (4.35%) Sun
7 2 (4.35%) Infor
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (2.17%) Veritas
8 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
Swindon, Wiltshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago