The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 29 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.99% 2.31% 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 32.14% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £170 £180 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -57.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
21 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.98% 7.20% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 20
Median daily rate £500 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £43.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-53.75% +82.10%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Cambridge region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SLA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SLA.

1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Resource Management
3 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
3 4 (44.44%) Huawei
3 4 (44.44%) RAD
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 4 (44.44%) DWDM
3 4 (44.44%) Ciena
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DWDM
1 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Break Fix Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
1 4 (44.44%) RAD
1 4 (44.44%) Resource Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Ciena
2 4 (44.44%) Huawei
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) HP