Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 12 December 2019 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 106 83
Rank change year-on-year +18 -23 -17
Contract jobs citing SLA 39 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.96% 0.55% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.05% 5.00% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 4
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £450 £437
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +2.92% +80.31%
10th Percentile £110 £216 £413
90th Percentile £550 £588 £476
South West median daily rate £373 £303 £375
% change year-on-year +23.14% -19.33% +78.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £27.00
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £24.91 £22.00
% change year-on-year -35.77% +13.23% +1.15%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 243 200 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 12.22% 11.06% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 137 142
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +24.14%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £282
90th Percentile £588 £619 £613
South West median daily rate £431 £440 £410
% change year-on-year -2.10% +7.32% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.92% -3.66%
10th Percentile £42.50 £45.00 £27.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £40.75
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.67% +7.14% -7.89%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Wiltshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Wiltshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Wiltshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Wiltshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. 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
Swindon +17 18 £110 -79.63% 3
Malmesbury - 5 £550 -
Corsham -6 3 £345 -
Chippenham -16 3 £375 +63.04% 7
Salisbury - 1 £375 - 2
SLA
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Service Delivery
3 13 (33.33%) ITIL
4 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 12 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (25.64%) VMware
6 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (23.08%) SCCM
7 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (23.08%) WAN
7 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 9 (23.08%) McAfee
8 8 (20.51%) Project Management
8 8 (20.51%) Service Management
8 8 (20.51%) DNS
8 8 (20.51%) SOAP
8 8 (20.51%) LAN
8 8 (20.51%) Pega
8 8 (20.51%) Office 365
8 8 (20.51%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (17.95%) SDLC
9 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (17.95%) Clustering
9 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Acrobat
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 9 (23.08%) WAN
2 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) LAN
3 7 (17.95%) DHCP
3 7 (17.95%) SAN
4 5 (12.82%) BGP
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (12.82%) Firewall
4 5 (12.82%) Internet
4 5 (12.82%) OSPF
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (10.26%) HSRP
5 4 (10.26%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (10.26%) VLAN
5 4 (10.26%) WLAN
6 3 (7.69%) NAS
6 3 (7.69%) NX-OS
6 3 (7.69%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Deskside Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Deskside Support
5 4 (10.26%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) SOAP
2 7 (17.95%) Middleware
2 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Clustering
1 7 (17.95%) Robotics
2 6 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Service Delivery
2 13 (33.33%) ITIL
3 12 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 8 (20.51%) Project Management
4 8 (20.51%) Service Management
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (17.95%) Performance Testing
5 7 (17.95%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.82%) Time Management
8 4 (10.26%) Project Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
9 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (7.69%) ITSM
10 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
10 2 (5.13%) Scrum
10 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) CCNA
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CCIE
5 2 (5.13%) CCNP
5 2 (5.13%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CCIP
6 1 (2.56%) CCSA
6 1 (2.56%) CCSE
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
3 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 8 (20.51%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 9 (23.08%) McAfee
4 8 (20.51%) Pega
5 7 (17.95%) HP
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco
7 5 (12.82%) F5
8 4 (10.26%) Adobe
8 4 (10.26%) Lotus
8 4 (10.26%) Riverbed
8 4 (10.26%) Symantec
9 3 (7.69%) 3PAR
9 3 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (2.56%) BeyondTrust
10 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.56%) Juniper
10 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.56%) SAP
10 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow