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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 14 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.25% 7.36% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.85% 75.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £260 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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
13 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 11.61% 9.82% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £260 £345 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% -31.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +9.52%

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 26 May 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 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) 3G
3 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Ericsson
4 5 (33.33%) Nokia
4 5 (33.33%) Siemens
4 5 (33.33%) BT
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 5 (33.33%) Huawei
4 5 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
5 4 (26.67%) NetCracker
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) Escalation Management
5 4 (26.67%) Virgin Media
5 4 (26.67%) Arqiva
5 4 (26.67%) Telindus
5 4 (26.67%) ZTE
6 3 (20.00%) 2G
6 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Billing
6 3 (20.00%) 4G
6 3 (20.00%) Demand Management
6 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Quote-to-Cash
7 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
7 2 (13.33%) LTE
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) 3G
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) 2G
3 3 (20.00%) 4G
4 2 (13.33%) ADSL
4 2 (13.33%) Broadband
4 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) ISDN
4 2 (13.33%) LLU
4 2 (13.33%) LTE
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) PSTN
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Node B
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Administrator
1 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
1 2 (13.33%) Project Administrator
1 2 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
1 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Site Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Site Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Escalation Management
4 3 (20.00%) Demand Management
4 3 (20.00%) Quote-to-Cash
4 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Process Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) HNC
1 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 5 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 5 (33.33%) BT
2 5 (33.33%) Huawei
2 5 (33.33%) Nokia
2 5 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
2 5 (33.33%) Siemens
3 4 (26.67%) Arqiva
3 4 (26.67%) NetCracker
3 4 (26.67%) Telindus
3 4 (26.67%) Virgin Media
3 4 (26.67%) ZTE
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle