Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.84% 3.02% 3.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.49% 21.74% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Bracknell median daily rate £256 £463 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.71% +81.57% -18.40%
10th Percentile £143 £463 £186
90th Percentile £355 £463 £418
Berkshire median daily rate £406 £430 £300
% change year-on-year -5.52% +43.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.70 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.83% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £12.80 £14.25 £12.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.70 £14.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year -13.16% -11.36% -23.43%

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 51 69 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 11.14% 13.91% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 41
Bracknell median daily rate £350 £463 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.41% +43.79% -17.96%
10th Percentile £292 £223 £213
90th Percentile £513 £590 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £411 £365
% change year-on-year -2.74% +12.67% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 7
Bracknell median hourly rate £33.85 £13.13 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.90% +5.00% -64.29%
10th Percentile £16.84 £12.00 £11.35
90th Percentile £50.78 £30.00 £19.05
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £20.95 £20.67
% change year-on-year +43.23% +1.35% -6.17%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Incident Management
3 9 (69.23%) Blackberry
3 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
3 9 (69.23%) Quality Management
3 9 (69.23%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi

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
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
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 9 (69.23%) 2nd Line Support
1 9 (69.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Remote Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Agent
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
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%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Incident Management
3 9 (69.23%) Quality Management
3 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 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 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
2 1 (7.69%) VMware