Period
to 17 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 112 112
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -21
Contract jobs citing SLA 57 51 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.54% 1.42% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.81% 11.94% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 33
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £416 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.78% +23.11% +14.41%
10th Percentile £110 £226 £152
90th Percentile £500 £500 £424
South East median daily rate £306 £361 £315
% change year-on-year -15.22% +14.68% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 16
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.94% -11.67% +20.00%
South East median hourly rate £14.45 £14.63 £13.38
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.35% -16.41%

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 445 427 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.03% 11.90% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 293 306
Hampshire median daily rate £401 £425 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +17.89% -6.36%
10th Percentile £243 £275 £251
90th Percentile £588 £550 £489
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 22
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.56 £24.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% +61.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.08 £10.95 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.15 £48.48 £37.75
South East median hourly rate £25.28 £18.75 £19.63
% change year-on-year +34.83% -4.46% -6.55%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +3 13 £230 -23.33% 7
Portsmouth -3 9 £475 +18.75% 3
Havant +7 8 £331 - 1
Southampton -7 5 £400 -21.95% 2
Fareham +4 4 £194 - 1
Andover - 4 £375 -
Fleet - 3 £300 -
Winchester -1 2 - -
Romsey -2 2 £100 -
Aldershot - 2 £325 -
Hook +12 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Lyndhurst - 1 £375 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 19 (33.33%) Windows
3 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
5 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
6 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
7 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 9 (15.79%) Oracle
7 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 9 (15.79%) Service Management
7 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (14.04%) Cisco
8 8 (14.04%) SQL
9 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
9 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
9 7 (12.28%) Firewall
9 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
9 7 (12.28%) Finance
9 7 (12.28%) VMware
10 6 (10.53%) Workflow
10 6 (10.53%) ITSM
10 6 (10.53%) ERP
10 6 (10.53%) SAP
10 6 (10.53%) XML
10 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
10 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (10.53%) Office 365

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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
1 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (3.51%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Boomi
3 2 (3.51%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Firewall
2 5 (8.77%) LAN
2 5 (8.77%) SAN
3 4 (7.02%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) Skype
3 4 (7.02%) Wireless
4 3 (5.26%) BGP
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
4 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.26%) Junos
4 3 (5.26%) MPLS
4 3 (5.26%) NX-OS
4 3 (5.26%) OSPF
4 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.26%) VPN
5 2 (3.51%) DHCP
5 2 (3.51%) DNS
5 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) JUnit
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) IT Manager
3 5 (8.77%) IT Support
3 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) EDI Specialist
4 4 (7.02%) Integration Specialist
4 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.26%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) IT Technical Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) EDI
2 4 (7.02%) Middleware
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) SAP PI
4 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 2 (3.51%) Core Data
4 2 (3.51%) IDoc
4 2 (3.51%) jQuery
4 2 (3.51%) LDAP
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.51%) SAP ALE
4 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.51%) Web Services Management
4 2 (3.51%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.75%) J2EE
5 1 (1.75%) SOAP
5 1 (1.75%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.26%) CCTV
4 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) AIX
5 2 (3.51%) Unix
5 2 (3.51%) zOS
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 9 (15.79%) Service Management
3 6 (10.53%) ERP
3 6 (10.53%) ITSM
3 6 (10.53%) Workflow
4 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.77%) SOA
5 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.02%) Content Management
5 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.02%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Change Management
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.26%) Data Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) C
3 4 (7.02%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) ABAP
4 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.51%) VBA
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) HNC
2 3 (5.26%) HND
3 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.51%) CCNP
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) PMO
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) MOM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.51%) WSUS
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
3 8 (14.04%) Cisco
4 7 (12.28%) VMware
5 6 (10.53%) SAP
5 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.77%) Citrix
6 5 (8.77%) Dell
6 5 (8.77%) Juniper
6 5 (8.77%) Remedy
7 4 (7.02%) EMC
8 3 (5.26%) HP
9 2 (3.51%) Capita
9 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.51%) F5
9 2 (3.51%) IBM
9 2 (3.51%) NetApp
9 2 (3.51%) Symantec
9 2 (3.51%) Veritas
10 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu