The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 38 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.03% 3.15% 1.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 29.69% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Median daily rate £130 £165 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -44.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £153 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £177 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £11.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +49.06%
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
50 64 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.16% 10.60% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 50
Median daily rate £425 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £11.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +49.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +88.88%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 6 £170 -5.55% 1
Huntingdon 0 4 £130 -13.33%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 4 (25.00%) Fault Management
5 4 (25.00%) Ciena
5 4 (25.00%) Huawei
5 4 (25.00%) DWDM
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (25.00%) RAD
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) LDAP
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Apple
8 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (6.25%) SQL
8 1 (6.25%) IIS
8 1 (6.25%) MS Excel

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DWDM
1 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Break Fix Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) CRM
1 4 (25.00%) Fault Management
1 4 (25.00%) RAD
1 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Ciena
2 4 (25.00%) Huawei
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) HP