The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 38 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11  
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.24% 0.33% 2.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.21% 8.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Basingstoke median daily rate £430 - £420
10th Percentile £231 - £389
90th Percentile £453 - £467
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £343 £388
% change year-on-year +25.54% -11.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate £11.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £10.50 - £21.25
90th Percentile £11.50 - £23.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -12.72% +10.00%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 56 12 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 13.97% 3.97% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 13
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £575 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +48.38%  
10th Percentile £287 £313 £342
90th Percentile £502 £728 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate £11.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £10.50 - £21.25
90th Percentile £11.50 - £23.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Basingstoke

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SLA in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Basingstoke

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Basingstoke

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for SLA.

1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
3 8 (61.54%) Service Management
4 7 (53.85%) Presales
4 7 (53.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (53.85%) Service Design
4 7 (53.85%) Compliance Management
4 7 (53.85%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (53.85%) Demand Management
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Capacity Management
4 7 (53.85%) User Experience
4 7 (53.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
4 7 (53.85%) DSDM
4 7 (53.85%) BMC
4 7 (53.85%) Netcool
4 7 (53.85%) Remedy
4 7 (53.85%) Project Management
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Supplier Management
4 7 (53.85%) CMDB
4 7 (53.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
1 7 (53.85%) Service Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) CMDB
1 7 (53.85%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
3 8 (61.54%) Service Management
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Capacity Management
4 7 (53.85%) Compliance Management
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (53.85%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (53.85%) Demand Management
4 7 (53.85%) DSDM
4 7 (53.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Presales
4 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
4 7 (53.85%) Project Management
4 7 (53.85%) Service Design
4 7 (53.85%) Supplier Management
4 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) BMC
1 7 (53.85%) Remedy
2 2 (15.38%) Motorola
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) iManage
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) VMware