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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 61 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing SLA 8 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.10% 1.52% 3.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.67% 24.24% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 12
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£463 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +5.45%
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
75 33 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.33% 6.26% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 13 34
Average daily rate £425 £398 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £18.55 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 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
Huntingdon 0 1 - -
Cambridge -4 1 - -
Peterborough -11 1 £170 - 5
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) MS Office
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
6 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
7 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco
7 3 (13.04%) Remedy
8 2 (8.70%) BMC
8 2 (8.70%) HP
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) SQL
8 2 (8.70%) Validation
8 2 (8.70%) VMware
8 2 (8.70%) Military
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Military
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) BMC
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper