The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 30 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.33% 6.10% 4.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 54.17% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate
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£224 £300 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.41% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
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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 Bracknell region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.75% 11.27% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Average daily rate £425 £335 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +103.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £291 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £400 £222
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +10.52%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 3 (21.43%) Fujitsu
5 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Law
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Remedy
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (7.14%) Netcool/Proviso
7 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
7 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
7 1 (7.14%) Verint

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) PBX
2 1 (7.14%) CTI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Escalation Manager
2 3 (21.43%) IT Procurement Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Procurement Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) IVR
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) Netcool
1 1 (7.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (7.14%) Netcool/Proviso
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Fujitsu
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Infovista
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Genesys
3 1 (7.14%) Verint
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow