Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 35 38
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.50% 3.24% 2.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.25% 18.95% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Bracknell median daily rate £256 £210 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.90% +2.44% +3.14%
10th Percentile £143 £208 £157
90th Percentile £355 £380 £294
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +30.77% -3.70% +51.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.70 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.70 £14.25 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.88% -33.87% -10.21%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 80 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 15.41% 17.12% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 31
Bracknell median daily rate £330 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +41.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £184 £210 £200
90th Percentile £447 £600 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 2
Bracknell median hourly rate £33.85 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.38% -7.14% -67.06%
10th Percentile £16.84 £12.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £50.78 £30.00 £18.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.25 £14.25 £21.55
% change year-on-year +98.25% -33.87% -10.21%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Bracknell

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SLA in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Bracknell

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Bracknell over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Bracknell

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for SLA.

1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) Incident Management
2 9 (69.23%) Retail
2 9 (69.23%) Quality Management
2 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
2 9 (69.23%) Blackberry
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Break/Fix
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (7.69%) SCSM
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) SCOM
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 9 (69.23%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (69.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Support Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Remote Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Incident Management
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Quality Management
2 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Break/Fix
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCSM
2 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
3 1 (7.69%) VMware