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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 52 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8  
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.62% 1.38% 2.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.54% 9.47% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Median daily rate £268 £265 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% -22.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £410 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +10.48% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +170.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.16% +3.44%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 113 95 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 17.60% 14.53% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 78
Median daily rate £400 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +193.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Wiltshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon 0 3 £289 +6.94% 1
Corsham -11 1 £160 -59.49%
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Apple
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Android
6 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) CCNA
6 3 (21.43%) HNC
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
6 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Nokia
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
7 2 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (14.29%) Demand Management
7 2 (14.29%) Network Management

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 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Essbase
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Network Support
4 3 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Operations Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Server Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Demand Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) BPEL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
4 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) HNC
4 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Apple
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Siebel
3 1 (7.14%) VMware