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 3 months to 28 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 74 73
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing SLA 36 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.00% 2.01% 2.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.14% 20.73% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 30
Median daily rate £430 £343 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.54% -10.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.72% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.00 £21.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% -1.63%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 223 193 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.38% 9.70% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 139 165
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.75 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -2 13 £430 - 2
Southampton -5 4 £375 -11.76% 3
Portsmouth - 4 £400 -
Winchester +1 2 £358 +6.71%
Hook - 1 £250 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 30 (50.85%) ITIL
2 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
3 20 (33.90%) Service Management
4 15 (25.42%) ITIL V3
4 15 (25.42%) Service Design
5 13 (22.03%) Customer Requirements
5 13 (22.03%) Service Delivery
6 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
7 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.64%) Project Management
7 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
8 10 (16.95%) Windows
9 9 (15.25%) Cisco
9 9 (15.25%) Remedy
9 9 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (13.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
11 7 (11.86%) DSDM
11 7 (11.86%) Netcool
11 7 (11.86%) BMC
11 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (11.86%) CMDB
11 7 (11.86%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (11.86%) Supplier Management
11 7 (11.86%) Finance
11 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.86%) Presales
11 7 (11.86%) User Experience
11 7 (11.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 (5.08%) JBoss
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Boomi
1 1 (1.69%) IaaS
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
1 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.39%) LAN
2 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.39%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) PBX
2 2 (3.39%) VoIP
2 2 (3.39%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.69%) Skype
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) French Language
3 2 (3.39%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.39%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Architect
2 9 (15.25%) Service Architect
3 8 (13.56%) Service Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Break Fix Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Field Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Field Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) IT Support
7 3 (5.08%) Operations Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.08%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Apache Camel
1 2 (3.39%) J2EE
1 2 (3.39%) REST
1 2 (3.39%) SOAP
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) CMDB
1 7 (11.86%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) IVR
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) iPad
5 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows 10
2 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) ITIL
2 20 (33.90%) Service Management
3 15 (25.42%) ITIL V3
3 15 (25.42%) Service Design
4 13 (22.03%) Customer Requirements
4 13 (22.03%) Service Delivery
5 11 (18.64%) Project Management
6 9 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.86%) Capacity Management
8 7 (11.86%) Compliance Management
8 7 (11.86%) Demand Management
8 7 (11.86%) DSDM
8 7 (11.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Presales
8 7 (11.86%) Supplier Management
8 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.78%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Java
1 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.08%) Degree
6 2 (3.39%) CCNA
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
7 1 (1.69%) MCSE
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Netcool
2 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Cisco
2 9 (15.25%) Remedy
3 7 (11.86%) BMC
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) Motorola
5 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) iManage
6 1 (1.69%) Informatica
6 1 (1.69%) Lotus
6 1 (1.69%) Nintex
6 1 (1.69%) Pega
6 1 (1.69%) VMware
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