Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 20 March 2019 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 113 97
Rank change year-on-year -18 -16 +22
Contract jobs citing SLA 57 53 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.50% 1.46% 1.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.87% 10.93% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 29
Hampshire median daily rate £270 £275 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% -33.73% +10.67%
10th Percentile £100 £113 £196
90th Percentile £589 £473 £505
South East median daily rate £263 £300 £388
% change year-on-year -12.50% -22.58% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Hampshire median hourly rate £11.50 £17.97 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.01% +35.64% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.68 £12.50
90th Percentile £12.19 £28.28 £18.26
South East median hourly rate £15.10 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.74% +25.00% -12.99%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 411 485 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.80% 13.35% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 269 287
Hampshire median daily rate £435 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -8.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £221 £211 £260
90th Percentile £600 £575 £564
South East median daily rate £425 £411 £420
% change year-on-year +3.34% -2.08% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 32
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +34.15% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £14.78 £11.71
90th Percentile £172.50 £50.00 £49.83
South East median hourly rate £24.77 £24.56 £17.43
% change year-on-year +0.86% +40.91% -19.12%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Hampshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Hampshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Hampshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Hampshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Southampton -4 10 £310 -22.50%
Fareham -3 9 £345 +75.80%
Portsmouth -20 9 £450 +221.43% 4
Basingstoke -9 6 - - 5
Romsey - 6 £100 -
Hook 0 3 £400 -
Aldershot -12 2 £225 -30.77% 1
Waterlooville - 2 £210 -
Yateley - 2 £149 -
Havant -3 1 - -
Winchester -6 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £140 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
3 13 (22.81%) ITIL
4 11 (19.30%) SQL
5 8 (14.04%) Java
5 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
5 8 (14.04%) Service Management
5 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (12.28%) Remedy
6 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
6 7 (12.28%) SAP
7 6 (10.53%) Web Services
7 6 (10.53%) XML
7 6 (10.53%) Linux
7 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 6 (10.53%) IaaS
7 6 (10.53%) DevOps
7 6 (10.53%) Degree
7 6 (10.53%) Break/Fix
7 6 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (8.77%) Active Listening
8 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
8 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
8 5 (8.77%) CMDB
8 5 (8.77%) SCCM
8 5 (8.77%) Line Management

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) Moodle
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.53%) IaaS
3 5 (8.77%) Office 365
4 4 (7.02%) PaaS
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.51%) Boomi
5 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) LAN
1 4 (7.02%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) Broadband
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) SNMP
2 2 (3.51%) VPN
2 2 (3.51%) Wireless
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) HBase
4 1 (1.75%) Mahout
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Selenium
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) French Language
3 1 (1.75%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (14.04%) Developer
1 8 (14.04%) IT Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Analyst
2 6 (10.53%) Field Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Field Service Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) SAP Developer
3 4 (7.02%) Service Analyst
3 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow Developer
3 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
4 3 (5.26%) Integration Developer
4 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.26%) SAP PI Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Recruitment Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Web Services
1 6 (10.53%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) IDoc
2 3 (5.26%) JDBC
2 3 (5.26%) LDAP
2 3 (5.26%) Middleware
2 3 (5.26%) ODBC
2 3 (5.26%) SAP ALE
2 3 (5.26%) SAP PI
2 3 (5.26%) XML Schema
3 2 (3.51%) JSON
3 2 (3.51%) Spring
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) Node.js
4 1 (1.75%) REST
4 1 (1.75%) Spring Batch
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services Management
4 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) CMDB
2 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.51%) Social Media
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.75%) Life Science
6 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.02%) Unix
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.51%) Solaris
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) Service Management
3 6 (10.53%) Break/Fix
3 6 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (10.53%) DevOps
3 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.77%) Active Listening
4 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.77%) ITSM
4 5 (8.77%) Line Management
5 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.02%) Analytics
5 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
5 4 (7.02%) ETL
5 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (7.02%) Project Management
5 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) ABAP
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) PMO
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.75%) HDFS
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) MOM
2 3 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.75%) Ambari
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.75%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.75%) Oozie
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Remedy
2 7 (12.28%) SAP
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.26%) Apple
5 3 (5.26%) BMC
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) Dell
6 2 (3.51%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) Huawei
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.51%) Virgin Media
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) Alibaba
7 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.75%) Meraki
7 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds