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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 11 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.98% 0.78% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.23%
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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
16 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.30% 6.20% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Average daily rate £345 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £500 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 35 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 16 (38.10%) Service Delivery
3 14 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 13 (30.95%) GSM
5 12 (28.57%) 3G
5 12 (28.57%) 2G
5 12 (28.57%) 4G
6 11 (26.19%) UMTS
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
7 10 (23.81%) Degree
7 10 (23.81%) LTE
8 9 (21.43%) HND
8 9 (21.43%) Project Management
9 8 (19.05%) Logistics
9 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 5 (11.90%) Wireless
12 4 (9.52%) LLU
12 4 (9.52%) PRINCE
12 4 (9.52%) Internet
12 4 (9.52%) MPLS
12 4 (9.52%) ADSL
12 4 (9.52%) Broadband
12 4 (9.52%) WAN
12 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
12 4 (9.52%) VPN
12 4 (9.52%) Cisco
12 4 (9.52%) ISDN
12 4 (9.52%) PSTN
13 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) GSM
2 12 (28.57%) 3G
2 12 (28.57%) 2G
2 12 (28.57%) 4G
3 11 (26.19%) UMTS
4 10 (23.81%) LTE
5 5 (11.90%) Wireless
6 4 (9.52%) LLU
6 4 (9.52%) Internet
6 4 (9.52%) MPLS
6 4 (9.52%) ADSL
6 4 (9.52%) Broadband
6 4 (9.52%) WAN
6 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
6 4 (9.52%) VPN
6 4 (9.52%) ISDN
6 4 (9.52%) PSTN
7 3 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (2.38%) WiMAX
8 1 (2.38%) RNC
General
1 35 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (11.90%) Coordinator
1 5 (11.90%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (4.76%) Analyst
3 2 (4.76%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Service Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Build Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Project Analyst
4 1 (2.38%) Project Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Technical Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Project Controller
4 1 (2.38%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (2.38%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
4 1 (2.38%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Service Delivery
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 8 (19.05%) Logistics
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.52%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.76%) Change Control
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) ITSM
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.38%) Validation
8 1 (2.38%) Network Design
8 1 (2.38%) Use Case
8 1 (2.38%) Service Management
8 1 (2.38%) Change Management
8 1 (2.38%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 9 (21.43%) HND
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Actix
4 2 (4.76%) Nokia
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Huawei
5 1 (2.38%) Siemens
5 1 (2.38%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Nortel
5 1 (2.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks