The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 9.09% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.55 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +5.08%
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 Windsor region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Windsor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 22.73% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +41.46%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Windsor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware