The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 13 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.21% 3.13% 4.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 33.33% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £315 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
6 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.32% 9.38% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £425 £315 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -29.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £315 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £463 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newbury region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newbury region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (40.00%) MPEG
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) STB
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (40.00%) Video on Demand
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) Process Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (10.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Broadcast Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (10.00%) Bluefish Communications
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (10.00%) GGSN
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) GGSN
2 1 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (10.00%) SS7
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Video On Demand Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Process Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Service Design Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Broadcast Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Database Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Database Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) IP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) MPEG
1 4 (40.00%) STB
1 4 (40.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Process Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Service Design
2 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Broadcast Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) DNA
3 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Bluefish Communications