Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 > Newbury
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 2.37% 5.15% 4.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.71% 34.48% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Newbury median daily rate £150 £363 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.62% +15.08% +21.15%
10th Percentile £118 £311 £308
90th Percentile £271 £424 £323
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +30.77% -3.70% +51.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newbury median hourly rate - - -
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 Newbury with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Newbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 35 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 9.23% 14.95% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 13
Newbury median daily rate £425 £408 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +29.37% -1.18%
10th Percentile £139 £213 £281
90th Percentile £577 £478 £530
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newbury median hourly rate - - -
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 Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Newbury

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Newbury

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Newbury

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Newbury

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 Newbury region with a requirement for SLA.

1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Smartphone
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) Coaching
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 4 (44.44%) Chat Support
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
6 1 (11.11%) PowerCLI
6 1 (11.11%) vRealize
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Zerto
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) API Integration
6 1 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Site Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) VMS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Chat Support
1 4 (44.44%) Coaching
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) API Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCDBA
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) PowerCLI
2 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Planview
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Zerto