Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 36 25
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 +12
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.74% 2.58% 6.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 26.53% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Bracknell median daily rate - £269 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.37% +5.37%
Berkshire median daily rate £313 £330 £255
% change year-on-year -5.30% +29.41% -19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 16
Bracknell median hourly rate £19.00 £13.13 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £19.50 £14.60 £12.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +37.50% +28.00% -42.00%

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 42 49 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 10.40% 9.74% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 46
Bracknell median daily rate £350 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.36% -8.33%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £208
90th Percentile £545 £605 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 19
Bracknell median hourly rate £19.00 £13.13 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.76% +5.00% -64.29%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.00 £12.24
90th Percentile £19.50 £14.60 £13.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -42.00%

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 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 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SDH

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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) DWDM
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) SDH
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPLS
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) CCIP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Nortel