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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 20 60 32
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -28
Contract jobs citing SLA 45 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.31% 1.86% 4.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.50% 24.05% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 8
Median daily rate £250 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 15
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £21.55 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £21.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £15.77 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% -1.43%
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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
72 79 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.10% 7.74% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 50
Median daily rate £375 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £308 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £570 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 15
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £21.55 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £21.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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 25 September 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for SLA.

1 40 (43.01%) ITIL
2 32 (34.41%) Telecoms
3 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 29 (31.18%) Degree
5 26 (27.96%) Windows
5 26 (27.96%) MS Excel
6 23 (24.73%) Incident Management
7 21 (22.58%) Service Management
8 20 (21.51%) Windows Server
9 19 (20.43%) MS Office
10 15 (16.13%) HP
11 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
11 14 (15.05%) Office 365
12 13 (13.98%) Ticket Management
12 13 (13.98%) Huawei
13 12 (12.90%) CRM
13 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
14 11 (11.83%) Front Office
14 11 (11.83%) MS Exchange
14 11 (11.83%) Internet
14 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
15 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
15 10 (10.75%) DV Cleared
15 10 (10.75%) Memory Management
15 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
15 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (10.75%) VBScript
15 10 (10.75%) C#
15 10 (10.75%) C++
15 10 (10.75%) VB.NET

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 (11.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) Documentum
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (27.96%) MS Excel
2 19 (20.43%) MS Office
3 9 (9.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.15%) Maya
5 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) PaaS
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) Internet
2 8 (8.60%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (6.45%) Firewall
3 6 (6.45%) Network Security
4 5 (5.38%) DHCP
4 5 (5.38%) DNS
4 5 (5.38%) IPsec
4 5 (5.38%) MPLS
4 5 (5.38%) VLAN
4 5 (5.38%) VPN
4 5 (5.38%) WAN
5 4 (4.30%) DWDM
6 3 (3.23%) LAN
7 2 (2.15%) 3G
7 2 (2.15%) 4G
7 2 (2.15%) Broadband
7 2 (2.15%) Value-Added Service
8 1 (1.08%) LTE
8 1 (1.08%) Skype
8 1 (1.08%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.08%) Power BI
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (34.41%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.83%) Front Office
3 8 (8.60%) French Language
3 8 (8.60%) German Language
3 8 (8.60%) Italian Language
3 8 (8.60%) Spanish Language
4 7 (7.53%) Billing
5 5 (5.38%) Finance
6 4 (4.30%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Electronics
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 20 (21.51%) Incident Manager
3 12 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Developer
6 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Operations Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.30%) ITIL Incident Manager
7 4 (4.30%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) .NET
2 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.60%) MAPI
3 8 (8.60%) Node.js
3 8 (8.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Driving Licence
1 8 (8.60%) Virtual Team
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) Handset
4 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.96%) Windows
2 20 (21.51%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.60%) Linux
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.15%) Unix
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.08%) AIX
8 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) ITIL
2 23 (24.73%) Incident Management
3 21 (22.58%) Service Management
4 13 (13.98%) Ticket Management
5 12 (12.90%) CRM
5 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.75%) Memory Management
6 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 6 (6.45%) Project Management
7 6 (6.45%) Workflow
8 5 (5.38%) Data Privacy
8 5 (5.38%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (5.38%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (4.30%) Analytics
9 4 (4.30%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 4 (4.30%) Marketing Automation
9 4 (4.30%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (4.30%) SIEM
9 4 (4.30%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) C#
1 10 (10.75%) C++
1 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
1 10 (10.75%) VB.NET
1 10 (10.75%) VBScript
2 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.15%) VB
4 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Degree
2 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.75%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.60%) CCNA
4 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.45%) MCP
5 6 (6.45%) MCSE
6 4 (4.30%) CCIE
6 4 (4.30%) CCNP
7 3 (3.23%) CCA
7 3 (3.23%) CCENT
7 3 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.08%) CIPD
8 1 (1.08%) HND
8 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.08%) RHCE
8 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) XenApp
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.08%) KVM
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) WSUS
2 3 (3.23%) SCCM
3 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.08%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) HP
3 13 (13.98%) Huawei
4 7 (7.53%) Citrix
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco
6 4 (4.30%) EMC
6 4 (4.30%) Ericsson
6 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.23%) VMware
8 2 (2.15%) Altiris
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle
8 2 (2.15%) Veritas
9 1 (1.08%) Nokia
9 1 (1.08%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (1.08%) Remedy
9 1 (1.08%) SAP
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