Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 94 88
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing SLA 50 75 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.42% 1.95% 2.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.04% 17.61% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 52
Hampshire median daily rate £354 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.56% +5.61% +26.25%
10th Percentile £121 £250 £121
90th Percentile £488 £488 £493
South East median daily rate £340 £355 £325
% change year-on-year -4.29% +9.31% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 21
Hampshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -17.65% +22.52%
10th Percentile £11.10 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £13.80 £43.50 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year +19.05% -20.54% +17.31%

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 453 426 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.85% 11.07% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 273 325
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £241 £251 £225
90th Percentile £553 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 39
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £20.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +56.89% -1.36%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.78 £43.75 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.41% +26.50%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke -18 9 £450 -
Winchester +10 7 £348 +3.73%
Southampton -14 6 £255 -36.25% 6
Portsmouth -1 5 £500 - 5
Fareham +1 3 £243 -51.50% 5
Havant -9 1 £113 -55.00%
Eastleigh - 1 £185 - 2
Andover - 1 £225 -
Hook - 1 - -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 23 (46.00%) ITIL
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) Windows
4 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (20.00%) Service Management
7 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
7 9 (18.00%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (16.00%) SQL
9 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco
9 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (14.00%) Finance
9 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.00%) CMDB
10 6 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (12.00%) BMC
10 6 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (12.00%) Netcool
10 6 (12.00%) Remedy
10 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
10 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Service Design
11 5 (10.00%) Office 365
11 5 (10.00%) User Experience
11 5 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (2.00%) JBoss
1 1 (2.00%) Kentico
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) CloudSense
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) DHCP
2 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) LAN
3 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Service Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) DBA
5 4 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.00%) Junior
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Operations Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (2.00%) J2EE
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
1 1 (2.00%) REST
1 1 (2.00%) SOAP
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) CMDB
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Service Management
3 9 (18.00%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (12.00%) Service Design
5 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.00%) Compliance Management
7 4 (8.00%) DSDM
7 4 (8.00%) High Availability
7 4 (8.00%) Presales
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
5 4 (8.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.00%) MCDST
6 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Netcool
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) MOM
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) SCSM
4 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco
3 6 (12.00%) BMC
3 6 (12.00%) Remedy
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Meraki
6 2 (4.00%) Motorola
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Apple
7 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) Nintex
7 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas
7 1 (2.00%) Zerto