The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 13 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing SLA 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.79% 1.91% 1.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.93% 22.73% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £408 £393 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +26.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £307 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £479 £450
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 Slough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.90% 8.40% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 18
Median daily rate £358 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £253 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £442 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
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 Slough

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Slough region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

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 Slough region with a requirement for SLA.

1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) NetApp
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.00%) Remedy
3 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Coaching
3 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Cramer
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy AR System
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
1 4 (16.00%) Wireless
2 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (8.00%) 4G
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (4.00%) 2G
4 1 (4.00%) 3G
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.00%) FCoE
4 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.00%) LTE
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) ITSM Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Remedy Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Network Support
3 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Report Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) CMDB
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) CCTV
4 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.00%) e-Health
5 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) AIX
3 2 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (20.00%) Coaching
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCNP
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.00%) NCDA
3 2 (8.00%) VCP5
3 2 (8.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) HNC
4 1 (4.00%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (8.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) NetApp
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Remedy
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) BMC
5 3 (12.00%) Cramer
5 3 (12.00%) Ericsson
5 3 (12.00%) Huawei
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (12.00%) Nortel
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (12.00%) Tellabs
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) Veritas
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