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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 37 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 3.23% 1.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.50% 37.93% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 4
Median daily rate £170 £233 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.88% +43.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £80 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £550 £276
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £23.25 £22.89 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
40 58 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.80% 8.52% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 56
Median daily rate £300 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £87 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £568 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £16.64 £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 4 £203 -46.00% 1
Peterborough -8 3 £110 +7.31% 1
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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

1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Apple
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (10.53%) Social Media
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data
5 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) LDAP
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) Validation

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 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) DWDM
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Social Media Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) RAD
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Apple
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) Ciena
4 1 (5.26%) CommVault
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Huawei
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam
4 1 (5.26%) VMware