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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 57 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing SLA 16 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.05% 1.97% 1.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.11% 27.27% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £301
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.89 £20.21 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -72.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.45 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.60% +12.58%
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
38 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.87% 7.23% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 22
Average daily rate £325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £211 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £436 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -71.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +10.81%

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 6 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 July 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 -9 7 £413 +94.11% 1
Peterborough +7 6 £288 - 1
Huntingdon +1 2 £338 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 16 (53.33%) MS Office
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Citrix
2 14 (46.67%) ITIL
3 13 (43.33%) Incident Management
4 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (36.67%) Remedy
6 10 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 10 (33.33%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco
9 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
9 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (20.00%) BYOD
10 5 (16.67%) WorldPay
10 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) Change Management
10 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (13.33%) Adobe
11 4 (13.33%) MCSE
11 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.33%) CCNA

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) WebEx
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (20.00%) BYOD
3 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) iPhone
4 3 (10.00%) iPad
5 2 (6.67%) EPoS
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.33%) NHS
6 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.33%) AS400
6 1 (3.33%) Handset
6 1 (3.33%) Statistics
6 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.67%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (6.67%) Android
5 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) CAD
6 3 (10.00%) Information Management
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Coaching
8 1 (3.33%) Operations Management
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) SIEM
8 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.33%) Service Management
8 1 (3.33%) ERP
8 1 (3.33%) Workflow
8 1 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.00%) MCP
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Terminal Server
2 3 (10.00%) XenApp
2 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) DameWare
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Citrix
3 11 (36.67%) Remedy
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) WorldPay
6 4 (13.33%) Adobe
7 3 (10.00%) Mapinfo
7 3 (10.00%) Sophos
7 3 (10.00%) Wyse
7 3 (10.00%) VMware
7 3 (10.00%) MobileIron
7 3 (10.00%) Google
8 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
8 2 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (6.67%) SAP
8 2 (6.67%) Juniper
8 2 (6.67%) BMC
9 1 (3.33%) Lotus
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) HP