The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 25 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)
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.00% 2.25% 1.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 25.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £138 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.62% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £298 £303
% change year-on-year -20.16% -1.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.15% +3.22%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 8 8 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 8.00% 8.99% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Median daily rate £375 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £400 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.25% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Guildford

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Guildford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) VDSL
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) DOCSIS
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) BT
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) GPON
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 4G
1 2 (40.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (40.00%) GPON
1 2 (40.00%) VDSL
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Availability Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BT
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media