The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - - 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 Maidenhead region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.70% 4.21% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £253 £294 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.78% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £209 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £379 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £113.50
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 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 12 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) NETGEAR

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) NETGEAR