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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing SLA 11 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.81% 1.34% 1.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.73% 23.91% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £153 £189 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.42% -10.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.89 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.32% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
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
37 46 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.09% 5.62% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 32
Median daily rate £338 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £186 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Median hourly rate £31.00 £29.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +19.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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
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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Peterborough +3 4 £350 +284.57%
Huntingdon - 4 £140 -
Cambridge +13 3 £160 -61.21% 2
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
4 10 (31.25%) MS Office
5 9 (28.13%) Apple
5 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
5 9 (28.13%) SCCM
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) ITIL
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 7 (21.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (21.88%) Mac OS
7 7 (21.88%) Software Deployment
7 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
8 6 (18.75%) Information Security
9 5 (15.63%) Validation
9 5 (15.63%) Remedy
9 5 (15.63%) Citrix
9 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) WorldPay
10 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
10 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.50%) Service Management
10 4 (12.50%) VMware
11 3 (9.38%) Blackberry

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 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (6.25%) BASE24
3 1 (3.13%) ResourceLink
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) Skype
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Desktop Support
3 9 (28.13%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Social Media Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.38%) CCTV
4 2 (6.25%) BYOD
4 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 7 (21.88%) Mac OS
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Software Deployment
3 6 (18.75%) Information Security
4 5 (15.63%) Validation
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) SDLC
8 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.25%) Control-M
4 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Apple
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) Remedy
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) WorldPay
5 3 (9.38%) BMC
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Altiris
7 1 (3.13%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) Wyse