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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.24% 1.15% 1.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.00% 21.05% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.85 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.72% -67.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +13.33%
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
50 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.60% 5.45% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 18
Average daily rate £325 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £36.25 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.41% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +12.00%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +5 9 £413 +94.11% 1
Peterborough - 5 £288 - 1
Huntingdon - 2 £338 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 17 (54.84%) MS Office
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) ITIL
4 13 (41.94%) Citrix
5 12 (38.71%) Windows
5 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 12 (38.71%) Incident Management
6 11 (35.48%) Remedy
7 10 (32.26%) Blackberry
8 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
10 6 (19.35%) Change Management
10 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
10 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
10 6 (19.35%) Project Management
10 6 (19.35%) VPN
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco
10 6 (19.35%) BYOD
11 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (16.13%) WorldPay
11 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
11 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
12 4 (12.90%) Adobe
12 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (9.68%) MCSE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) VPN
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) WebEx
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Blackberry
2 6 (19.35%) BYOD
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) iPhone
4 3 (9.68%) iPad
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.45%) EPoS
6 1 (3.23%) Handset
6 1 (3.23%) Statistics
6 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.45%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.45%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) UNIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Incident Management
3 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) CAD
5 3 (9.68%) Information Management
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.23%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) SIEM
7 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) MCP
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Terminal Server
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
2 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) DameWare
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) Citrix
3 11 (35.48%) Remedy
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 5 (16.13%) WorldPay
6 4 (12.90%) Adobe
7 3 (9.68%) Mapinfo
7 3 (9.68%) Sophos
7 3 (9.68%) Wyse
7 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) Google
7 3 (9.68%) MobileIron
8 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) SAP
8 2 (6.45%) Juniper
8 2 (6.45%) BMC
9 1 (3.23%) Lotus
9 1 (3.23%) HP
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle