Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 50 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 -16 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.08% 1.45% 4.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 11.11% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Bracknell median daily rate £231 £245 £211
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.42% +15.74% +5.63%
10th Percentile £214 £186 £203
90th Percentile £243 £267 £489
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £338 £255
% change year-on-year -3.70% +32.35% -21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 17
Bracknell median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +16.00% -
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.25 £12.15
90th Percentile £19.50 £14.75 £12.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year +43.28% +34.00% -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 70 72 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 15.15% 13.07% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 55
Bracknell median daily rate £363 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -17.50% +23.65%
10th Percentile £185 £184 £210
90th Percentile £573 £431 £590
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 26
Bracknell median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +16.00% -
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.25 £12.23
90th Percentile £19.50 £14.75 £14.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +20.45% +76.00% -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 23 October 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) VPLS
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Fault Management
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) SDH
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCIP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Nortel
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) DWDM
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared

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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) DWDM
1 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) RIP
1 3 (60.00%) SDH
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPLS
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Fault Management
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (60.00%) CCIP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIS
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Snow