The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 62 76 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.15% 3.00% 2.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.70% 34.55% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +68.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.87% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.95 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.84 £21.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
SLA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
184 220 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.36% 8.67% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 113 142
Median daily rate £401 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 10
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.87% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.70 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.75 £26.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.09% +25.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Berkshire region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Berkshire region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +5 35 £375 +15.38% 7
Slough +4 9 £243 -30.71% 3
Bracknell 0 8 £213 +57.40% 1
Newbury +9 4 £425 +34.92% 3
Maidenhead +1 1 £700 +64.70%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 49 (34.75%) Telecoms
2 45 (31.91%) ITIL
3 39 (27.66%) Degree
4 31 (21.99%) Microsoft
5 28 (19.86%) Windows
6 27 (19.15%) Service Delivery
7 24 (17.02%) Service Management
8 23 (16.31%) Security Cleared
9 22 (15.60%) Incident Management
10 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
10 20 (14.18%) Oracle
11 18 (12.77%) SharePoint
11 18 (12.77%) Huawei
11 18 (12.77%) Management Information System
12 17 (12.06%) MS Office
13 16 (11.35%) CRM
13 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
13 16 (11.35%) Citrix
13 16 (11.35%) Project Management
14 15 (10.64%) Finance
14 15 (10.64%) Radio Access Network
14 15 (10.64%) Windows Server
15 14 (9.93%) Ericsson
15 14 (9.93%) HP
16 13 (9.22%) Internet
16 13 (9.22%) Trend Analysis
17 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
17 12 (8.51%) Windows 7
17 12 (8.51%) Linux
17 12 (8.51%) Billing

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 18 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.55%) Documentum
4 4 (2.84%) CMS
5 2 (1.42%) iPlanet
5 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.06%) MS Office
3 10 (7.09%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.26%) Maya
6 5 (3.55%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.71%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.71%) HFM
2 1 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) IaaS
3 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) Radio Access Network
2 13 (9.22%) Internet
3 8 (5.67%) 3G
3 8 (5.67%) 4G
3 8 (5.67%) HTTP
3 8 (5.67%) LTE
3 8 (5.67%) SAN
4 7 (4.96%) DNS
4 7 (4.96%) MPLS
4 7 (4.96%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.26%) 2G
5 6 (4.26%) Firewall
6 5 (3.55%) BGP
6 5 (3.55%) VLAN
6 5 (3.55%) VPN
7 4 (2.84%) DWDM
7 4 (2.84%) FTP
7 4 (2.84%) WAN
7 4 (2.84%) Wireless
7 4 (2.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.26%) MS Access
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) DB2
4 1 (0.71%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.71%) Power BI
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 49 (34.75%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.64%) Finance
3 12 (8.51%) Billing
4 6 (4.26%) Marketing
5 5 (3.55%) French Language
6 4 (2.84%) Back Office
6 4 (2.84%) German Language
6 4 (2.84%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.84%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.13%) Electronics
7 3 (2.13%) Legal
8 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.71%) Automotive
9 1 (0.71%) Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Front Office
9 1 (0.71%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (23.40%) Support Engineer
2 12 (8.51%) Incident Manager
3 9 (6.38%) Service Desk Engineer
4 8 (5.67%) Web Engineer
4 8 (5.67%) Web Support Engineer
5 7 (4.96%) Consultant
5 7 (4.96%) Problem Manager
6 6 (4.26%) Administrator
6 6 (4.26%) Analyst
6 6 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (4.26%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (3.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (3.55%) Designer
7 5 (3.55%) Messaging Support
7 5 (3.55%) Operations Manager
7 5 (3.55%) Programme Manager
8 4 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (2.84%) Coordinator
8 4 (2.84%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.67%) Flash
2 7 (4.96%) .NET
2 7 (4.96%) Web Services
3 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.55%) HTML
3 5 (3.55%) MAPI
3 5 (3.55%) Node.js
4 4 (2.84%) CSS
5 2 (1.42%) J2EE
5 2 (1.42%) JSP
5 2 (1.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.71%) REST
6 1 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.09%) Virtual Team
4 9 (6.38%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.26%) Clustering
5 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.26%) Video on Demand
6 5 (3.55%) STB
7 4 (2.84%) Animation
7 4 (2.84%) MPEG
8 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.42%) IPTV
8 2 (1.42%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.71%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.71%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.86%) Windows
2 15 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 12 (8.51%) Linux
3 12 (8.51%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.38%) Unix
4 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.96%) AIX
5 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.84%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.42%) Android
8 2 (1.42%) Solaris
8 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.42%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.71%) MVS
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.91%) ITIL
2 27 (19.15%) Service Delivery
3 24 (17.02%) Service Management
4 22 (15.60%) Incident Management
5 16 (11.35%) CRM
5 16 (11.35%) Project Management
6 13 (9.22%) Trend Analysis
7 11 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (7.80%) Problem Management
7 11 (7.80%) Workflow
8 10 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.09%) Matrix Organization
9 8 (5.67%) Process Improvement
10 7 (4.96%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.96%) Time Management
11 6 (4.26%) Analytics
11 6 (4.26%) Dashboard Development
11 6 (4.26%) Data Privacy
11 6 (4.26%) Memory Management
11 6 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.09%) Java
2 9 (6.38%) SQL
3 7 (4.96%) C#
4 6 (4.26%) C++
4 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.26%) VB.NET
4 6 (4.26%) VBScript
5 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.71%) C
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (27.66%) Degree
2 23 (16.31%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.26%) CCNA
5 6 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.84%) ECDL
6 4 (2.84%) HNC
6 4 (2.84%) RHCE
7 3 (2.13%) CCENT
7 3 (2.13%) CCNP
7 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.42%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.71%) CAPM
9 1 (0.71%) CIPD
9 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.13%) QA
3 2 (1.42%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.67%) ISA Server
3 7 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.55%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.84%) KVM
5 4 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.84%) XenApp
6 2 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (3.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.13%) SCCM
3 3 (2.13%) WSUS
4 2 (1.42%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.42%) Nagios
4 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.18%) Oracle
3 18 (12.77%) Huawei
4 16 (11.35%) Citrix
5 14 (9.93%) Ericsson
5 14 (9.93%) HP
6 11 (7.80%) Nortel
7 10 (7.09%) Cisco
8 9 (6.38%) Cramer
8 9 (6.38%) Nokia Networks
8 9 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.38%) Remedy
8 9 (6.38%) Tellabs
9 7 (4.96%) EMC
9 7 (4.96%) Fujitsu
9 7 (4.96%) VMware
10 5 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.84%) Juniper
11 4 (2.84%) Nokia
11 4 (2.84%) Siemens
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