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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 56 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.53% 1.01% 1.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.14% 13.33% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £215 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £335 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £18.55 £11.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
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
70 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.93% 7.59% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 34
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £215 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £28.28 £26.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Peterborough - 4 £143 - 2
Cambridge +1 2 £163 -40.90% 1
Huntingdon - - - -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (64.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (16.00%) MS Office
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (8.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) BMC
8 2 (8.00%) Remedy
8 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Military

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Hudson
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Deskside Support
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Data Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) BMC
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
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