The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South West / Bristol
Rank 38 46 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Contract jobs citing SLA 28 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.46% 2.87% 2.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.18% 25.00% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +191.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £375 £202
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +10.40% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.16% +3.44%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 103 104 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 12.73% 11.49% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 74 64
Median daily rate £355 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.42% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £579 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Bristol

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Bristol

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Bristol

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Bristol

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SLA.

1 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
2 12 (27.91%) Cisco
3 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
3 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
3 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
3 11 (25.58%) Firewall
4 10 (23.26%) Nokia
5 9 (20.93%) ITIL
5 9 (20.93%) Windows
5 9 (20.93%) Change Management
5 9 (20.93%) F5
6 8 (18.60%) Network Security
6 8 (18.60%) MS Office
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
7 7 (16.28%) Demand Management
8 6 (13.95%) Office 365
8 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (13.95%) Wireless
8 6 (13.95%) Finance
8 6 (13.95%) HP
8 6 (13.95%) VPN
8 6 (13.95%) IronPort
8 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
8 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (9.30%) ITSM
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.60%) MS Office
3 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Maximo
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP MDM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Firewall
2 8 (18.60%) Network Security
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (13.95%) VPN
3 6 (13.95%) Wireless
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (9.30%) FWSM
4 4 (9.30%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
5 3 (6.98%) MPLS
5 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.65%) PPP
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.33%) VLAN
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Network Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Security Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Check Point Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Firewall Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
2 9 (20.93%) Change Management
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Demand Management
4 4 (9.30%) Change Control
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.30%) ITSM
4 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.98%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.98%) Network Management
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Data Governance
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
3 10 (23.26%) Nokia
4 9 (20.93%) F5
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.95%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) IronPort
7 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.98%) Apple
8 3 (6.98%) CA
8 3 (6.98%) Dell
8 3 (6.98%) IBM
8 3 (6.98%) Intel
8 3 (6.98%) RightFax
8 3 (6.98%) Toshiba
9 2 (4.65%) SAP
10 1 (2.33%) Cognos
10 1 (2.33%) Remedy
10 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
Bristol, Avon
AMS contingency
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £165.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago