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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 19 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.37% 5.84% 3.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.14% 41.03% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £463 £270 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.48% -43.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +8.87% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -1.66% +1.69%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 28 39 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 10.49% 14.23% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 24
Median daily rate £463 £322 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.71% -19.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -64.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 30 March 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
5 4 (23.53%) Remedy
5 4 (23.53%) ISA Server
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) Flash
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
5 4 (23.53%) Skype
5 4 (23.53%) Office Automation
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) EDRMS
6 3 (17.65%) Meridio
6 3 (17.65%) Intranet
6 3 (17.65%) PKI
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
8 1 (5.88%) Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Cramer
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
8 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.88%) Billing

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) Skype
3 3 (17.65%) Intranet
4 1 (5.88%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) EDRMS
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Coordinator
1 4 (23.53%) Incident Coordinator
1 4 (23.53%) Messaging Support
1 4 (23.53%) Messaging Technician
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
1 4 (23.53%) Web Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Web Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Service Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
2 4 (23.53%) Office Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Escalation Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Design
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Remedy
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Meridio
3 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (5.88%) Cramer
3 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.88%) Nortel
3 1 (5.88%) SAP