Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 135 115
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20 -14
Contract jobs citing SLA 52 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.45% 1.17% 1.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.32% 10.43% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 28
Hampshire median daily rate £300 £300 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.38% +5.16%
10th Percentile £125 £108 £266
90th Percentile £503 £488 £488
South East median daily rate £300 £325 £370
% change year-on-year -7.69% -12.16% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +63.27% -13.27%
10th Percentile £47.50 £13.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.75 £17.63
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.27 £14.82
% change year-on-year +15.67% -3.71% +18.52%

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 422 422 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 11.80% 11.21% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 228 284
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £413 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +2.61% +7.20%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £272
90th Percentile £540 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £402
% change year-on-year - +5.72% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 22
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.00 £22.20 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.76% -11.64% +67.47%
10th Percentile £25.12 £13.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.30 £49.83
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% +18.42% +8.96%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Portsmouth +3 16 £450 -5.26%
Southampton +5 9 £163 -40.91% 4
Hook +2 4 £175 -
Basingstoke -1 4 £300 +62.16% 2
Havant +8 3 £194 +72.22%
Romsey -2 3 £125 +25.00%
Farnborough -6 2 - - 3
Aldershot -10 2 £498 +53.08%
Winchester +11 1 £300 - 2
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) SAP
2 14 (26.92%) ITIL
3 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (19.23%) ABAP
6 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 8 (15.38%) Finance
6 8 (15.38%) SAP BW
6 8 (15.38%) Degree
6 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.54%) Wireless
8 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
8 6 (11.54%) HP
8 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (11.54%) SAP HANA
8 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 6 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 6 (11.54%) Technology Roadmap
8 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.54%) 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 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP CO
1 3 (5.77%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.92%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Wireless
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) DWDM
3 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) Intranet
3 2 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SAP BW
2 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.54%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Police
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) SAP Developer
4 7 (13.46%) SAP BW Developer
5 6 (11.54%) IT Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Field Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Field Service Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) IT Support
7 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Field Hardware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) BAPI
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Fiori
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (3.85%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) jQuery
2 1 (1.92%) SAP BSP
2 1 (1.92%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.92%) SAPUI5
2 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) PMI
4 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.85%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
2 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (11.54%) Line Management
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (11.54%) Technology Roadmap
6 5 (9.62%) Break/Fix
6 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
8 3 (5.77%) System Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) ABAP
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) DBS Check
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB
4 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.85%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) MCP
5 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CBAP
6 1 (1.92%) IIBA
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) PMO
2 1 (1.92%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP ALM
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) SAP
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) HP
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) Remedy
5 3 (5.77%) VMware
6 2 (3.85%) Apple
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix
6 2 (3.85%) Dell
6 2 (3.85%) Google
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Reuters
7 1 (1.92%) Adobe
7 1 (1.92%) Ariba
7 1 (1.92%) Twitter