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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 24 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.10% 4.35% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.67% 38.71% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate £255 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -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
45 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 15.36% 11.23% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 5
Average daily rate £400 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £262 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) 3G
3 4 (21.05%) 2G
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) LTE
3 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) 4G
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Process Management
5 2 (10.53%) CMMI
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) SQL

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) 2G
1 4 (21.05%) 3G
1 4 (21.05%) 4G
1 4 (21.05%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Support
3 2 (10.53%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) CMMI
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) eTOM
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Process Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow