Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 93 86
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing SLA 60 36 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.19% 1.55% 2.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.86% 12.33% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 26
Surrey median daily rate £370 £265 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.62% +0.47% +1.44%
10th Percentile £140 £129 £143
90th Percentile £541 £458 £453
South East median daily rate £340 £351 £325
% change year-on-year -3.00% +7.85% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Surrey median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +38.89% -2.70%
10th Percentile £13.50 £18.13 £15.06
90th Percentile £14.50 £25.00 £23.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.53 £18.50
% change year-on-year +20.48% -21.49% +17.31%

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 336 292 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.29% 12.56% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 153 138
Surrey median daily rate £425 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £278 £265 £213
90th Percentile £575 £601 £556
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Surrey median hourly rate £19.63 £30.00 £39.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.58% -23.25% +95.45%
10th Percentile £14.51 £11.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £42.14 £46.88 £60.98
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £21.55 £21.55
% change year-on-year +16.00% +0.01% +26.24%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -6 15 £396 -
Staines +9 8 £300 +8.11% 3
Reigate -28 6 £500 +86.05%
Guildford -8 5 £148 -1.67%
Leatherhead - 5 £130 - 1
Woking +5 3 £475 +25.00%
Redhill - 3 - -
Epsom - 3 £325 -
Camberley +2 2 £450 +260.00%
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 28 (46.67%) ITIL
2 21 (35.00%) Service Management
3 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (20.00%) Change Management
5 11 (18.33%) ITIL V3
5 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (16.67%) Cisco
7 9 (15.00%) Windows
7 9 (15.00%) Finance
7 9 (15.00%) Manufacturing
7 9 (15.00%) Information Security
8 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 8 (13.33%) Project Management
9 7 (11.67%) Juniper
9 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
9 7 (11.67%) Billing
9 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
9 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (11.67%) Change Control
9 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
10 6 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 6 (10.00%) Xerox
10 6 (10.00%) PlanetPress Connect
10 6 (10.00%) Analytics

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 (10.00%) Documentum
2 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (1.67%) assyst
2 1 (1.67%) RMDS
2 1 (1.67%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Firewall
1 5 (8.33%) Wireless
2 4 (6.67%) WAN
3 3 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) 4G
4 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.33%) VLAN
4 2 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.67%) DHCP
5 1 (1.67%) Junos
5 1 (1.67%) Multicast
5 1 (1.67%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.67%) WAAS
5 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Power BI
2 4 (6.67%) Spotfire
3 3 (5.00%) EDMS
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
1 9 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.67%) Billing
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) IT Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Service Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Service Desk Support
4 7 (11.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
7 4 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Project Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) COM
1 1 (1.67%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.33%) CMDB
4 4 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.33%) User Experience
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) ITIL
2 21 (35.00%) Service Management
3 14 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (20.00%) Change Management
4 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (18.33%) ITIL V3
6 9 (15.00%) Information Security
7 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 8 (13.33%) Project Management
8 7 (11.67%) Change Control
8 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
8 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
9 6 (10.00%) Analytics
9 6 (10.00%) Document Management
9 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 5 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) MCSA
2 4 (6.67%) PMP
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.00%) MCSE
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) CASP
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) CEH
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) CRISC
5 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) PMO
2 2 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.33%) Sendmail
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (11.67%) Juniper
4 6 (10.00%) Xerox
5 5 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 5 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 5 (8.33%) Tableau
5 5 (8.33%) VMware
6 4 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.67%) FireEye
6 4 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (5.00%) Bloomberg
7 3 (5.00%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) Symantec
8 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.33%) McAfee
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.33%) SAP