The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Newbury 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 21 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.61% - 12.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% - 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £400 - £218
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 - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 7.98% 3.29% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
Average daily rate £500 £415 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% +90.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £323 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £423 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
SLA
Berkshire

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
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 17 April 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 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) SMS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) 2G
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) SS7
1 2 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (40.00%) MGW
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) SS7
1 2 (40.00%) 2G
1 2 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (40.00%) MGW
1 2 (40.00%) SMS
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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