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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 15 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.03% 5.83% 3.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.64% 77.78% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Median daily rate £260 £365 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.76% +43.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £410 £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +27.58%

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
11 18 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.48% 7.50% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 32
Median daily rate £370 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £407 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 Slough region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Huawei
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Nortel
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 4 (40.00%) Cramer
3 4 (40.00%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Tellabs
3 4 (40.00%) Amdocs OSS
4 3 (30.00%) 4G
4 3 (30.00%) LTE
4 3 (30.00%) Fault Management
4 3 (30.00%) WFM
4 3 (30.00%) Fault Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) 3G
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 2 (20.00%) HTTP

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:

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HFM
1 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) 3G
1 3 (30.00%) 4G
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) LTE
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) 2G
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) ICMP
2 2 (20.00%) IGMP
2 2 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) ATM
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) IPv4
3 1 (10.00%) IPv6
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) IPTV
2 2 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (20.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (10.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Fault Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Fault Management
2 3 (30.00%) WFM
3 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCIP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Huawei
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Cramer
2 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (40.00%) Nokia Networks
2 4 (40.00%) Nortel
2 4 (40.00%) Tellabs
3 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle