Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 January 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 > Surrey
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 87 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26 +20
Contract jobs citing SLA 67 29 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.43% 1.46% 3.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.01% 11.33% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 15 38
Surrey median daily rate £354 £275 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.73% +2.80% -8.55%
10th Percentile £133 £155 £143
90th Percentile £508 £374 £438
South East median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Surrey median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +21.65% +20.88%
10th Percentile £13.50 £18.13 £15.00
90th Percentile £14.50 £25.00 £38.65
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -37.50% +33.33%

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 Surrey with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 372 256 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.50% 12.91% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 153 166
Surrey median daily rate £425 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £186
90th Percentile £575 £623 £584
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 19
Surrey median hourly rate £19.63 £14.75 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.05% -71.90% +162.50%
10th Percentile £14.51 £11.25 £23.21
90th Percentile £42.14 £36.88 £62.40
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.43 £30.25
% change year-on-year +43.43% -42.38% +57.14%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Surrey

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SLA in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Surrey

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Surrey

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Surrey

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Sunbury-on-Thames -9 16 £358 -
Staines +5 14 £300 +8.11% 3
Guildford +7 8 £148 - 3
Reigate - 6 £500 -
Leatherhead - 5 £130 - 2
Camberley -5 3 £291 -
Epsom -8 3 £325 +100.00%
Redhill - 3 - -
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
Woking +7 1 £145 -60.27% 2
Tadworth - 1 £243 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for SLA.

1 25 (37.31%) ITIL
2 21 (31.34%) Service Management
2 21 (31.34%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (26.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
5 16 (23.88%) Change Management
6 15 (22.39%) Service Delivery
7 13 (19.40%) Manufacturing
8 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
9 11 (16.42%) Windows
9 11 (16.42%) Analytics
10 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
11 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
11 9 (13.43%) Finance
11 9 (13.43%) Cisco
11 9 (13.43%) Power BI
11 9 (13.43%) Data Analytics
11 9 (13.43%) ServiceNow
11 9 (13.43%) Tableau
11 9 (13.43%) Supplier Management
11 9 (13.43%) IT Strategy
12 8 (11.94%) CMDB
12 8 (11.94%) Spotfire
12 8 (11.94%) Process Improvement
12 8 (11.94%) Wireless
13 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (10.45%) Billing
13 7 (10.45%) Project Management
13 7 (10.45%) ITIL V3

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (8.96%) Documentum
2 5 (7.46%) CMS
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.49%) Maya
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (1.49%) assyst
2 1 (1.49%) RMDS
2 1 (1.49%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Wireless
2 4 (5.97%) Firewall
2 4 (5.97%) LAN
2 4 (5.97%) WAN
3 3 (4.48%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.99%) Internet
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) VLAN
5 1 (1.49%) 3G
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) Intranet
5 1 (1.49%) Junos
5 1 (1.49%) Network Security
5 1 (1.49%) VPN
5 1 (1.49%) WAAS
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Power BI
2 8 (11.94%) Spotfire
3 3 (4.48%) EDMS
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (19.40%) Manufacturing
2 9 (13.43%) Finance
3 7 (10.45%) Billing
4 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) IT Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Service Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Service Desk Support
4 7 (10.45%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Support
7 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Data Analytics Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Project Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Report Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) COM
1 1 (1.49%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.94%) CMDB
4 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.97%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) NHS
7 1 (1.49%) PDA
7 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) ITIL
2 21 (31.34%) Service Management
3 18 (26.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (23.88%) Change Management
5 15 (22.39%) Service Delivery
6 11 (16.42%) Analytics
7 9 (13.43%) Data Analytics
7 9 (13.43%) IT Strategy
7 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
7 9 (13.43%) Supplier Management
8 8 (11.94%) Process Improvement
9 7 (10.45%) ITIL V3
9 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
9 7 (10.45%) Project Management
9 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.96%) BCP
10 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.96%) Document Management
10 6 (8.96%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.46%) MCSA
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) CCNA
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) CASP
6 1 (1.49%) CCNP
6 1 (1.49%) CEH
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (1.49%) CRISC
6 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.49%) MOS
6 1 (1.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.48%) PMO
3 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.99%) QA
4 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.99%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.99%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.49%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Cisco
2 9 (13.43%) ServiceNow
2 9 (13.43%) Tableau
3 6 (8.96%) Juniper
3 6 (8.96%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Xerox
4 4 (5.97%) FireEye
4 4 (5.97%) HP
4 4 (5.97%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.48%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
5 3 (4.48%) Ericsson
5 3 (4.48%) Symantec
6 2 (2.99%) Huawei
6 2 (2.99%) Ivanti
6 2 (2.99%) McAfee
6 2 (2.99%) Nokia
6 2 (2.99%) Proofpoint
6 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds