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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 28 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.46% 3.72% 1.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.45% 47.06% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£203 £180 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-4.42% +3.93%
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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
22 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.61% 7.91% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Average daily rate £322 £225 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.42% -19.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £174 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £341 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 28 August 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 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (15.38%) Business Development
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Infovista
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) 2G

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) 2G
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Service Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Development
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) eTOM
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Test Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Infovista
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) HP