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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.03% 2.11% 1.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.75% 28.13% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £235 £375 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +130.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.25 £15.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.62% +23.33%
SLA
Cambridgeshire

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
16 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.48% 7.51% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 30
Median daily rate £300 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £303 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £650 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £23.25 £42.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.29% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £21.54 £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Ciena
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) DWDM
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Fault Management

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 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) DWDM
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (11.11%) Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Customer Service Representative
1 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
1 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall Support
1 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Coaching
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
1 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) ITSM
1 1 (11.11%) RAD
1 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Time Management
1 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Ciena
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 3 days ago