Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 87 106
Rank change year-on-year -24 +19 +4
Contract jobs citing SLA 49 76 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.38% 2.07% 1.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.29% 17.35% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 34
Hampshire median daily rate £265 £416 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.22% +10.80% +25.00%
10th Percentile £113 £180 £140
90th Percentile £500 £510 £506
South East median daily rate £325 £375 £308
% change year-on-year -13.33% +21.75% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 16
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.85 £14.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.18% -11.67% +18.50%
10th Percentile £14.28 £12.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £28.85 £20.15 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.21% +25.81%

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 476 438 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.43% 11.91% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 276 285
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.59% +7.33% -
10th Percentile £200 £256 £229
90th Percentile £575 £575 £506
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -0.06% +6.73% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 33
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.31 £22.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.13% -30.77% +47.73%
10th Percentile £18.90 £12.15 £15.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.45 £50.75
South East median hourly rate £27.43 £18.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +52.40% -40.00% +42.91%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Portsmouth -3 8 £140 -66.06% 1
Basingstoke -6 8 £265 - 4
Havant -8 6 £113 -55.00%
Winchester - 6 £348 -
Fareham -1 5 £196 -58.68% 5
Southampton -13 4 £363 +20.83% 8
Fleet - 3 £300 -
Andover - 1 £225 -
Eastleigh - 1 - - 4
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 23 (46.94%) Windows
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.82%) ITIL
3 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 11 (22.45%) Office 365
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
5 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.37%) Firewall
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
7 7 (14.29%) SQL
7 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (14.29%) Cisco
7 7 (14.29%) Citrix
8 6 (12.24%) Juniper
8 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
8 6 (12.24%) Service Management
8 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
9 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.20%) LAN
9 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.16%) VPN
10 4 (8.16%) DNS
10 4 (8.16%) WAN
10 4 (8.16%) DHCP
10 4 (8.16%) ERP

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 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Kentico
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Office 365
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) LAN
2 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.16%) DHCP
3 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) VPN
3 4 (8.16%) WAN
4 3 (6.12%) BGP
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
4 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.12%) Junos
4 3 (6.12%) MPLS
4 3 (6.12%) NX-OS
4 3 (6.12%) OSPF
4 3 (6.12%) Skype
4 3 (6.12%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) DB2
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (12.24%) Analyst
1 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Administrator
3 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
4 3 (6.12%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (6.12%) DBA
4 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.12%) IT Support
4 3 (6.12%) IT Support Manager
4 3 (6.12%) IT Technical Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Junior
4 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
4 3 (6.12%) Support Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Technical Support Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) Core Data
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) CCTV
3 2 (4.08%) iPhone
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
4 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.12%) Android
5 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.08%) AIX
6 2 (4.08%) Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Unix
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) zOS
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
2 6 (12.24%) Service Management
3 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
3 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.16%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (8.16%) ERP
4 4 (8.16%) High Availability
4 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.16%) User Stories
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (6.12%) Time Management
6 2 (4.08%) ITSM
6 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) C
2 2 (4.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 2 (4.08%) CCNP
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) HNC
3 2 (4.08%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
1 2 (4.08%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.04%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco
2 7 (14.29%) Citrix
3 6 (12.24%) Juniper
4 4 (8.16%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
4 4 (8.16%) VMware
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) EMC
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Meraki
6 2 (4.08%) NetApp
6 2 (4.08%) Remedy
6 2 (4.08%) Samsung
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) Veritas