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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 11 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 7.69% 1.59% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 84.62% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£91 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-78.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +20.68%
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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
13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.09% 7.94% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £108 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £322 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £500 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +15.45%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 21 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 14 (42.42%) GSM
3 9 (27.27%) 3G
3 9 (27.27%) UMTS
3 9 (27.27%) 4G
4 8 (24.24%) Ericsson
4 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 6 (18.18%) HND
6 6 (18.18%) Logistics
6 6 (18.18%) Degree
6 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) LTE
7 5 (15.15%) SMS
7 5 (15.15%) 2G
7 5 (15.15%) Solaris
7 5 (15.15%) Linux
7 5 (15.15%) UNIX
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) GPRS
8 4 (12.12%) Wireless
9 2 (6.06%) Finance
9 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.06%) ITSM
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.06%) Change Control
9 2 (6.06%) Radio Access Network

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) GSM
2 9 (27.27%) UMTS
2 9 (27.27%) 3G
2 9 (27.27%) 4G
3 5 (15.15%) 2G
3 5 (15.15%) LTE
3 5 (15.15%) GPRS
3 5 (15.15%) SMS
4 4 (12.12%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (3.03%) VoLTE
6 1 (3.03%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (3.03%) RNC
6 1 (3.03%) LLU
6 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.03%) HSDPA
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) ISUP
6 1 (3.03%) INAP
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 21 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Tester
1 5 (15.15%) Technical Tester
2 3 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
3 2 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Project Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Build Manager
4 1 (3.03%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
1 5 (15.15%) Solaris
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
2 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Logistics
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) ITSM
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
6 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.03%) Use Case
6 1 (3.03%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) HND
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Ericsson
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Nokia
3 1 (3.03%) Siemens
3 1 (3.03%) Huawei
3 1 (3.03%) Actix
3 1 (3.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks