The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 40 23 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Contract jobs citing SLA 23 70 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.27% 6.85% 2.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.33% 54.26% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 16
Median daily rate £440 £255 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.54% +37.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £145 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £58.75 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
67 129 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.53% 12.62% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 68 45
Median daily rate £425 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Reading region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Reading region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SLA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for SLA.

1 26 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 24 (37.50%) Degree
3 23 (35.94%) ITIL
4 17 (26.56%) CRM
5 13 (20.31%) Incident Management
6 12 (18.75%) Billing
6 12 (18.75%) Huawei
6 12 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
6 12 (18.75%) Project Management
7 11 (17.19%) Service Management
7 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
8 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
9 9 (14.06%) Matrix Organization
10 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.50%) Data Quality
10 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 8 (12.50%) MS Office
11 7 (10.94%) SAP
11 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
11 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.94%) Process Improvement
11 7 (10.94%) Virtual Team
12 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (9.38%) Workflow
12 6 (9.38%) Maya
12 6 (9.38%) ECDL
13 5 (7.81%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (7.81%) Migration
13 5 (7.81%) ERP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Office
2 6 (9.38%) Maya
2 6 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.56%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) DWDM
1 4 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (4.69%) BGP
2 3 (4.69%) LAN
2 3 (4.69%) MPLS
2 3 (4.69%) OSPF
2 3 (4.69%) VPN
2 3 (4.69%) WAN
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 2 (3.13%) PBX
3 2 (3.13%) Skype
3 2 (3.13%) VPLS
4 1 (1.56%) DHCP
4 1 (1.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.56%) SSL
General
1 26 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 12 (18.75%) Billing
3 5 (7.81%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Incident Manager
2 7 (10.94%) Administrator
2 7 (10.94%) Consultant
2 7 (10.94%) Problem Manager
3 6 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (9.38%) Project Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Project Assistant
5 4 (6.25%) SAP Implementation Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Marketing Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Incident Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
1 7 (10.94%) Virtual Team
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Learning Management System
4 4 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 17 (26.56%) CRM
3 13 (20.31%) Incident Management
4 12 (18.75%) Project Management
4 12 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
5 11 (17.19%) Service Management
6 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 9 (14.06%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
9 7 (10.94%) Process Improvement
10 6 (9.38%) Workflow
11 5 (7.81%) Analytics
11 5 (7.81%) B2B
11 5 (7.81%) Change Control
11 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
11 5 (7.81%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (7.81%) ERP
11 5 (7.81%) Marketing Automation
11 5 (7.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) ECDL
3 4 (6.25%) CCNA
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) CCENT
4 2 (3.13%) CCNP
4 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.56%) HNC
5 1 (1.56%) HND
5 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Huawei
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.94%) SAP
4 5 (7.81%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle
6 3 (4.69%) VMware
7 2 (3.13%) Citrix
7 2 (3.13%) Juniper
7 2 (3.13%) Nortel
7 2 (3.13%) Remedy
8 1 (1.56%) Polycom
8 1 (1.56%) Tandberg
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