Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 109 106
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3 -24
Contract jobs citing SLA 44 50 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.17% 1.40% 1.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.50% 11.42% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 44
Hampshire median daily rate £300 £408 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.38% +5.16% +4.03%
10th Percentile £108 £266 £273
90th Percentile £488 £488 £469
South East median daily rate £325 £370 £345
% change year-on-year -12.16% +7.25% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 16
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.27% -13.27% +2.73%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £42.75 £17.63 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £14.27 £14.82 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.71% +18.52% -21.88%

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 419 438 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 11.13% 12.30% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 282 303
Hampshire median daily rate £410 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +7.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £230 £269 £251
90th Percentile £600 £536 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +5.92% +0.31% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 26
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.20 £25.12 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.64% +67.47% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.65 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.30 £49.83 £42.38
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year +18.42% +11.06% -2.24%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Basingstoke +5 9 £185 -49.32% 4
Portsmouth -2 8 £475 +18.75% 2
Havant +2 4 £113 -
Andover - 4 £375 -
Southampton -16 3 £275 -26.67% 4
Farnborough - 3 £140 -
Aldershot - 3 £325 -
Romsey - 3 £100 -
Fareham +3 1 £238 - 3
Hook +3 1 - -
Winchester -9 1 - - 1
Fleet - 1 - - 1
Lyndhurst - 1 £375 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
5 7 (15.91%) Service Management
5 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
5 7 (15.91%) ITSM
5 7 (15.91%) Finance
5 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
6 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
6 6 (13.64%) Workflow
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco
6 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
6 6 (13.64%) SQL
6 6 (13.64%) XML
6 6 (13.64%) SAP
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle
7 5 (11.36%) Java
7 5 (11.36%) SOA
7 5 (11.36%) Remedy
7 5 (11.36%) VMware
7 5 (11.36%) Retail
7 5 (11.36%) 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.55%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Boomi
2 2 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) Skype
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.27%) RTP
4 1 (2.27%) SMTP
4 1 (2.27%) SNMP
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.36%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Back Office
4 2 (4.55%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Service Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) EDI Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Field Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support
5 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) EDI
2 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) SAP PI
4 2 (4.55%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) IDoc
4 2 (4.55%) jQuery
4 2 (4.55%) LDAP
4 2 (4.55%) Middleware
4 2 (4.55%) SAP ALE
4 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services Management
4 2 (4.55%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) CCTV
5 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
2 7 (15.91%) ITSM
2 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
2 7 (15.91%) Service Management
3 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (13.64%) Workflow
4 5 (11.36%) Fault Management
4 5 (11.36%) SOA
5 4 (9.09%) Content Management
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Break/Fix
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) Decision-Making
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Line Management
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) ABAP
5 2 (4.55%) C
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) HNC
4 1 (2.27%) HND
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PMO
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) MOM
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
2 2 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.55%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco
2 6 (13.64%) SAP
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Remedy
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Dell
4 3 (6.82%) Huawei
5 2 (4.55%) Capita
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
5 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Altiris
6 1 (2.27%) Axosoft
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) Splunk