The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 45 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing SLA 19 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.63% 0.71% 2.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.15% 15.15% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£288 - £341
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 - £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £11.88
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +24.21%
SLA
East of England

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
61 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.45% 4.71% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 15
Average daily rate £350 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £240 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £424 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 8 £425 - 2
Peterborough +8 7 £104 - 1
Huntingdon - 3 £338 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 15 (55.56%) MS Office
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) Remedy
4 9 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 8 (29.63%) Blackberry
6 6 (22.22%) Project Management
6 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
7 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (18.52%) VPN
7 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.81%) Adobe
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.81%) WorldPay
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) BYOD
9 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (11.11%) iPhone

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) WebEx
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
4 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Deskside Support
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Blackberry
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) BYOD
4 3 (11.11%) iPhone
4 3 (11.11%) iPad
5 2 (7.41%) EPoS
6 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.41%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (7.41%) Android
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) CAD
5 3 (11.11%) Information Management
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) SIEM
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.11%) MCP
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Terminal Server
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
2 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) DameWare
3 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
3 9 (33.33%) Remedy
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) WorldPay
5 4 (14.81%) Adobe
6 3 (11.11%) Mapinfo
6 3 (11.11%) Sophos
6 3 (11.11%) Wyse
6 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (11.11%) Google
6 3 (11.11%) MobileIron
7 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
7 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) BMC
8 1 (3.70%) Lotus
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire