Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 102 88
Rank change year-on-year -24 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 48 56 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.31% 1.60% 2.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% 13.30% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 42
Hampshire median daily rate £270 £360 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -8.57% +1.61%
10th Percentile £107 £176 £266
90th Percentile £504 £493 £488
South East median daily rate £313 £340 £345
% change year-on-year -8.09% -1.45% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.88 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £28.23 £13.80 £43.25
South East median hourly rate £15.23 £16.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year -4.84% +20.75% -30.26%

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 384 421 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.45% 12.00% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 256 268
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £385 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +6.43% -7.31%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £250
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 32
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.21% -12.83% +43.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.35 £49.21 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +31.58% -11.83%

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 16 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 October 2018. 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
Fareham +6 6 £320 - 2
Basingstoke +4 6 £148 -59.52% 2
Portsmouth -17 6 £475 +2.70% 3
Southampton -21 6 £314 +23.04% 8
Aldershot - 6 £225 -
Andover -6 4 £375 +66.67%
Farnborough - 4 £140 - 1
Romsey - 4 £100 -
Hook +7 2 £125 -50.00%
Fleet - 1 - - 1
Havant - 1 - -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 7 (14.58%) XML
5 7 (14.58%) CRM
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle
5 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
6 6 (12.50%) Huawei
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.50%) Linux
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (12.50%) Workflow
6 6 (12.50%) Finance
7 5 (10.42%) ITSM
7 5 (10.42%) Retail
7 5 (10.42%) SOA
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (10.42%) Performance Management
7 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
8 4 (8.33%) Break/Fix
8 4 (8.33%) Boomi
8 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (8.33%) Fault 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 5 (10.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Boomi
2 3 (6.25%) Office 365
3 2 (4.17%) IaaS
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Skype
1 2 (4.17%) VPN
1 2 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) RTP
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) SMTP
2 1 (2.08%) SNMP
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Service Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) IT Support
5 4 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) EDI Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Field Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) SAP Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) EDI
2 4 (8.33%) SAP PI
3 3 (6.25%) IDoc
3 3 (6.25%) LDAP
3 3 (6.25%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) SAP ALE
3 3 (6.25%) XML Schema
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) JDBC
4 2 (4.17%) ODBC
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) CMDB
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.17%) Solaris
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) CRM
3 6 (12.50%) Workflow
4 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.42%) ITSM
4 5 (10.42%) Performance Management
4 5 (10.42%) SOA
5 4 (8.33%) Break/Fix
5 4 (8.33%) Business Development
5 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.33%) Content Management
5 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 4 (8.33%) Fault Management
5 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (6.25%) Information Management
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) ABAP
3 3 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CITP
5 1 (2.08%) HNC
5 1 (2.08%) HND
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) MCTS
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) MOM
1 3 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle
4 6 (12.50%) Huawei
5 4 (8.33%) Dell
5 4 (8.33%) Remedy
5 4 (8.33%) SAP
6 3 (6.25%) Axosoft
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 3 (6.25%) VMware
7 2 (4.17%) Alibaba
7 2 (4.17%) JD Edwards
7 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) Altiris
8 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft