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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 9 8 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 8.00% 11.22% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.00% 74.19% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Average daily rate £315 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 Newbury region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
25 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 16.67% 15.12% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 10
Average daily rate £315 £363 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £194 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £480 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) 3G
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 4 (26.67%) ZTE
4 4 (26.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (26.67%) NetCracker
4 4 (26.67%) Huawei
4 4 (26.67%) Demand Management
4 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) BT
4 4 (26.67%) Nokia
4 4 (26.67%) Siemens
4 4 (26.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Quote-to-Cash
5 3 (20.00%) Billing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) MOM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) 3G
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) 2G
3 1 (6.67%) 4G
3 1 (6.67%) ADSL
3 1 (6.67%) Broadband
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) ISDN
3 1 (6.67%) LLU
3 1 (6.67%) LTE
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) Node B
3 1 (6.67%) PSTN
3 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Billing
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 2 (13.33%) Project Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (13.33%) Site Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Controller
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Demand Management
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Quote-to-Cash
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Insight
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Process Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 4 (26.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (26.67%) BT
2 4 (26.67%) Huawei
2 4 (26.67%) NetCracker
2 4 (26.67%) Nokia
2 4 (26.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (26.67%) Siemens
2 4 (26.67%) ZTE
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco