Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 89 62
Rank change year-on-year +1 -27 -8
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.83% 0.69% 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.02% 4.81% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 12
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +49.12% -32.94%
10th Percentile £216 £318 £135
90th Percentile £604 £472 £398
South West median daily rate £315 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -10.00% +19.66% -16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
South West median hourly rate £13.25 £32.25 £29.75
% change year-on-year -58.91% +8.40% +70.00%

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 133 187 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 9.15% 14.42% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 119 162
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -7.41%
10th Percentile £280 £242 £223
90th Percentile £578 £613 £538
South West median daily rate £415 £396 £385
% change year-on-year +4.80% +2.86% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -30.28% +257.38%
10th Percentile £37.00 £31.25 £21.05
90th Percentile £49.00 £45.48 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +21.43% -14.11% +35.83%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 -7 6 £583 +115.74% 6
Corsham +6 2 - -
Chippenham -1 2 £230 -47.40% 3
SLA
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Break/Fix
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Online Banking
3 2 (16.67%) CMDB
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) .NET

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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Field Hardware Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Management Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Break/Fix
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On