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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 25 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.59% 2.14% 2.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 35.71% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£180 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
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Berkshire

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
15 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.47% 5.98% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Average daily rate £275 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 22 September 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 8 (40.00%) 2G
4 8 (40.00%) 3G
4 8 (40.00%) LTE
4 8 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 8 (40.00%) 4G
5 6 (30.00%) Remedy
5 6 (30.00%) BMC
5 6 (30.00%) Workflow
5 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (30.00%) ITSM
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) UNIX
5 6 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (30.00%) Remedy AR System
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Military
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Nortel

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (40.00%) 3G
1 8 (40.00%) 2G
1 8 (40.00%) LTE
1 8 (40.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Remedy Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Manager
5 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
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) ITSM
3 6 (30.00%) Workflow
3 6 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
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%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) BMC
1 6 (30.00%) Remedy
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Nortel
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
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