Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 72 68
Rank change year-on-year -38 -4 -15
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.54% 0.91% 1.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.78% 6.02% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 13
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £437 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.92% +130.13% -52.50%
10th Percentile £258 £413 £135
90th Percentile £531 £476 £413
South West median daily rate £300 £418 £220
% change year-on-year -28.14% +89.77% -38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £27.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.21% +3.61%
South West median hourly rate £24.91 £13.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +91.62% -40.23% -3.33%

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 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 209 166 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 11.34% 15.15% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 128 192
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £210
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.25 £39.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.01% -3.66% -1.20%
10th Percentile £13.05 £27.25 £29.08
90th Percentile £41.45 £43.15 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -30.77% -6.02%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -18 4 £455 - 2
Chippenham -4 3 £300 -31.39% 1
SLA
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 3 (30.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Pega
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM

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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) eggPlant
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Support
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (10.00%) ETL
1 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) People Management
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Pega
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com