The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 22 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 14 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.04% 0.76% 1.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.33% 11.76% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £405 £313 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% +9.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.96% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
SLA
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
24 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.63% 6.44% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for SLA.

1 11 (45.83%) Windows
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle
4 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 7 (29.17%) ISA Server
5 7 (29.17%) Flash
5 7 (29.17%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) Time Management
5 7 (29.17%) Fujitsu
6 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
6 6 (25.00%) 3G
6 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (25.00%) 2G
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) LTE
7 5 (20.83%) 4G
8 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 3 (12.50%) VMware
9 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 2 (8.33%) Project Management
10 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.33%) WebLogic

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) 2G
1 6 (25.00%) 3G
2 5 (20.83%) 4G
2 5 (20.83%) LTE
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Web Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Web Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Data Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Support
5 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Time Management
2 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Cost Transparency
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) QMS
5 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Design
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) ISA Server
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Fujitsu
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy