Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 66 60
Rank change year-on-year -19 -6 -21
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.72% 1.87% 2.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.62% 9.41% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 17
Wiltshire median daily rate £437 £243 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.31% -42.94% +100.00%
10th Percentile £413 £135 £264
90th Percentile £476 £375 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £210 £350
% change year-on-year +78.57% -40.00% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.17% +102.50%
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 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 195 255 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.50% 19.83% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 203 175
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% -3.38%
10th Percentile £278 £213 £258
90th Percentile £613 £570 £562
South West median daily rate £410 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +4.46% +4.67% -5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.14% +6.17% +89.74%
10th Percentile £38.25 £23.73 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.75 £77.50 £45.15
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +31.15%

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 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 21 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
Chippenham +8 4 £437 +212.32%
Corsham -6 1 - -
Swindon -12 1 - - 2
SLA
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 7 (77.78%) Capacity Management
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Brocade
5 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (44.44%) Security Hardening
5 4 (44.44%) Task Automation
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Hitachi
5 4 (44.44%) NetApp
5 4 (44.44%) Veritas
5 4 (44.44%) Firmware
5 4 (44.44%) Replication
5 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
5 4 (44.44%) Remedy
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) BGP
6 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (33.33%) CCNP
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) Security Patching

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) EMC Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) HP Storage Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Service Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Capacity Management
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Security Hardening
3 4 (44.44%) Task Automation
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Security Patching
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) HNC
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (33.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Brocade
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Hitachi
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
2 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR