Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 16 February 2020 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 56 56
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.93% 1.92% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.38% 22.73% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 - £500
10th Percentile £155 - £465
90th Percentile £373 - £535
South West median daily rate £364 £250 £410
% change year-on-year +45.50% -39.02% +60.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £27.36 -
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £26.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year -23.47% +30.66% +42.86%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 64 66 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 9.92% 8.43% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 35
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £440 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +8.64% -5.26%
10th Percentile £181 £278 £259
90th Percentile £589 £531 £525
South West median daily rate £438 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.76% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £46.25 £27.36 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.07% +21.58% -40.79%
10th Percentile £32.35 £21.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £52.88 £44.50 £45.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +38.89% -28.95%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Gloucestershire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Gloucestershire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Gloucestershire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Gloucestershire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 2 £364 - 5
Cheltenham 0 1 £130 - 6
Filton - 1 £200 -
SLA
South West

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Password Management
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Preventative Maintenance
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) PSTN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) PSTN
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) Password Management
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Preventative Maintenance
5 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft