The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 0.64% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 4.76% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £180 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.89%
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
20 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.36% 13.42% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 11
Average daily rate £300 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £502 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Service Management
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (29.41%) WorldPay
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) BMC
6 4 (23.53%) SAP
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) Remedy
6 4 (23.53%) CCTV
6 4 (23.53%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.76%) ERP
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) SCCM
8 2 (11.76%) Logistics

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) SAP Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) SAP Support
2 4 (23.53%) SAP Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SAP HR Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Logistics Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAPUI5
1 1 (5.88%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) CCTV
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) BYOD
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Logistics
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Security
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) ABAP
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) WorldPay
3 4 (23.53%) BMC
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy
3 4 (23.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
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