The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Bracknell region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 16 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing SLA 15 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.85% 2.31% 3.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 40.00% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £120 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -65.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
30 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 13.70% 5.77% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £262 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.89%
SLA
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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
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 24 July 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) 3G
4 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) 4G
5 6 (30.00%) LTE
5 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (30.00%) Remedy AR System
5 6 (30.00%) 2G
5 6 (30.00%) Workflow
5 6 (30.00%) BMC
5 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (30.00%) ITSM
5 6 (30.00%) Remedy
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.00%) Military
8 1 (5.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (5.00%) Degree
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (5.00%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (30.00%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) 3G
1 7 (35.00%) 4G
2 6 (30.00%) LTE
2 6 (30.00%) 2G
3 1 (5.00%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) INAP
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Remedy Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.00%) OSS Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Workflow
3 6 (30.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) BMC
1 6 (30.00%) Remedy
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Nortel
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
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