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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 34 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SLA 35 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.75% 3.57% 4.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.47% 41.46% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 18
Median daily rate £375 £325 £139
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +133.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 9
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £16.95 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.36 £21.55 £24.50
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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
68 82 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.23% 8.61% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 61
Median daily rate £375 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £323 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.84 £17.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £44.70 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.09% +25.00%

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 7 December 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 7 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 Reading region with a requirement for SLA.

1 31 (40.79%) Telecoms
1 31 (40.79%) Degree
2 30 (39.47%) ITIL
3 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.05%) CRM
4 16 (21.05%) MS Office
5 14 (18.42%) Service Management
5 14 (18.42%) Service Delivery
6 13 (17.11%) Incident Management
7 12 (15.79%) Windows
8 11 (14.47%) Project Management
8 11 (14.47%) Trend Analysis
9 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
9 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
9 10 (13.16%) Billing
10 9 (11.84%) HP
10 9 (11.84%) Problem Management
10 9 (11.84%) Virtual Team
10 9 (11.84%) Matrix Organization
11 8 (10.53%) Driving Licence
11 8 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (10.53%) Office 365
11 8 (10.53%) Huawei
11 8 (10.53%) Workflow
12 7 (9.21%) Finance
12 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.89%) Process Improvement
13 6 (7.89%) Video Conferencing

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 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) Documentum
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.89%) Maya
4 4 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.32%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (5.26%) DWDM
2 4 (5.26%) Internet
3 3 (3.95%) LAN
3 3 (3.95%) Skype
3 3 (3.95%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) BGP
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
4 2 (2.63%) MPLS
4 2 (2.63%) OSPF
4 2 (2.63%) PBX
4 2 (2.63%) SAN
4 2 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) SSL
5 1 (1.32%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Power BI
General
1 31 (40.79%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.16%) Billing
3 7 (9.21%) Finance
4 5 (6.58%) Marketing
5 3 (3.95%) French Language
5 3 (3.95%) German Language
5 3 (3.95%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.95%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Incident Manager
3 6 (7.89%) Administrator
3 6 (7.89%) Problem Manager
4 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Operations Manager
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Consultant
5 4 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Project Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Marketing Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
1 4 (5.26%) MAPI
1 4 (5.26%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.95%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Virtual Team
2 8 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) ITIL
2 16 (21.05%) CRM
3 14 (18.42%) Service Delivery
3 14 (18.42%) Service Management
4 13 (17.11%) Incident Management
5 11 (14.47%) Project Management
5 11 (14.47%) Trend Analysis
6 9 (11.84%) Matrix Organization
6 9 (11.84%) Problem Management
7 8 (10.53%) Workflow
8 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.89%) Process Improvement
9 5 (6.58%) Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) B2B
9 5 (6.58%) Data Privacy
9 5 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.58%) Marketing Automation
10 4 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
10 4 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) C#
1 4 (5.26%) C++
1 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.26%) VB.NET
1 4 (5.26%) VBScript
2 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (40.79%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) CCNA
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.26%) ECDL
4 3 (3.95%) CCENT
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) CIPD
5 1 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.32%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.32%) RHCE
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (1.32%) KVM
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
1 3 (3.95%) WSUS
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) HP
3 8 (10.53%) Huawei
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 5 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco
5 4 (5.26%) Citrix
5 4 (5.26%) EMC
5 4 (5.26%) Ericsson
5 4 (5.26%) SAP
6 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.63%) Altiris
7 2 (2.63%) Nortel
7 2 (2.63%) Veritas
7 2 (2.63%) VMware
8 1 (1.32%) Juniper
8 1 (1.32%) Polycom
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy
8 1 (1.32%) Tandberg
Reading, Berkshire
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