Period
to 18 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 127 116
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 -29
Contract jobs citing SLA 33 61 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.13% 1.61% 1.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.00% 15.33% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 34
Hampshire median daily rate £200 £258 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.33% -3.56% -33.25%
10th Percentile £106 £100 £117
90th Percentile £438 £569 £470
South East median daily rate £230 £315 £323
% change year-on-year -26.98% -2.55% -13.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.38 £12.42 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.73% -45.63% +82.76%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.32 £14.28
90th Percentile £14.25 £21.04 £28.85
South East median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.67% -14.29% +40.00%

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 300 398 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.32% 10.52% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 270 290
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £212 £206 £200
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £20.08 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.16% -37.27% +28.00%
10th Percentile £13.15 £11.50 £19.79
90th Percentile £57.13 £172.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +122.50% -20.00% +43.43%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +13 9 £425 -5.56% 1
Farnborough +14 5 £225 +60.71% 3
Basingstoke +14 5 £200 +73.91% 10
Southampton 0 4 £129 -58.96% 4
Havant +5 3 £200 -
Hook +10 2 £175 -33.33%
Fareham +1 2 £114 -67.50% 4
Winchester +3 1 £300 -
Aldershot -8 1 - -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (18.18%) Internet
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) Finance
4 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) SAP
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) DBS Check
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) ABAP
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (12.12%) SAP BW
5 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) Wireless
6 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (9.09%) CRM

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 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.06%) Acrobat
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) DWDM
4 1 (3.03%) HSRP
4 1 (3.03%) IPv6
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) OSPF
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) SDH
4 1 (3.03%) SONET
4 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) VPLS
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SAP BW
2 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Hudson
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Police
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) IT Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Field Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) SAP BW Developer
3 4 (12.12%) SAP Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Deskside Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Deskside Support
5 2 (6.06%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) BAPI
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BSP
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.03%) SAPUI5
2 1 (3.03%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
1 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (9.09%) CRM
3 3 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Service Management
3 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (9.09%) Technology Roadmap
4 2 (6.06%) Accounts Payable
4 2 (6.06%) Break/Fix
4 2 (6.06%) Proactive Maintenance
4 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) ABAP
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) DBS Check
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) CBAP
3 1 (3.03%) CCA
3 1 (3.03%) CCEA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
3 1 (3.03%) IIBA
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PMO
2 2 (6.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Lotus
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee
3 2 (6.06%) Symantec
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.03%) CenturyLink
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy
4 1 (3.03%) Sun
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter
4 1 (3.03%) Virgin Media