The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Maidenhead 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 24 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.81% 1.37% 1.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 16.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £215 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.94% 8.22% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate £340 £300 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +185.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
SLA
Berkshire

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Maidenhead region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Maidenhead region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

SLA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) RNC
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) RNC
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco