Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 72 91
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 42 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.46% 2.20% 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.00% 18.92% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 5
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £405 £110 £216
90th Percentile £470 £535 £604
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +14.29% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £12.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year +157.14% -7.55% -58.91%

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 50 222 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 9.45% 11.63% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 141 97
Median daily rate £493 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.57% -7.89% +12.43%
10th Percentile £353 £280 £287
90th Percentile £630 £589 £580
South West median daily rate £435 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.37% +1.19% +5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -2.22% +18.42%
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £41.83
% change year-on-year - +2.81% +19.50%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Wiltshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SLA in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for SLA in Wiltshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SLA in Wiltshire.

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 27 September 2020. 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 +36 6 £425 +183.33%
Corsham +10 2 - -
Malmesbury +3 1 - -
Trowbridge - 1 - -
SLA
South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
3 2 (15.38%) Traceability Matrix
3 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
3 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Gathering
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) CMS
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Apple

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 (15.38%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) BGP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) HSRP
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) OSPF
2 1 (7.69%) RIP
2 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Licensing
1 1 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Gathering
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Traceability Matrix
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
4 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
2 1 (7.69%) VMware