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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 20 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 0 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.76% - 14.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% - 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 12
Average daily rate
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£425 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 1 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.34% 0.90% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 19
Average daily rate £438 £425 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +325.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -12.50%
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 18 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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