The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 13 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.49% 3.23% 4.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 36.36% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £588 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.29% +23.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.10% -6.25%
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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 Newbury region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.74% 8.87% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate £363 £300 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £269 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 13 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) 2G
3 6 (46.15%) 3G
3 6 (46.15%) LTE
3 6 (46.15%) 4G
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) Remedy
5 4 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) FTP
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
6 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) Front Office
7 1 (7.69%) Back Office
7 1 (7.69%) Nokia
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) 2G
1 6 (46.15%) 3G
1 6 (46.15%) LTE
1 6 (46.15%) 4G
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) FTP
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) WiMAX
5 1 (7.69%) RNC
5 1 (7.69%) LLU
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) PSTN
5 1 (7.69%) UMTS
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
General
1 13 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Controller
3 1 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Remedy
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) Huawei
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Nortel
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Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 days ago