The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 24 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.65% 4.44% 2.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 40.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£104 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +16.66%
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Cambridgeshire

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 Peterborough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.57% 11.11% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate £177 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £438 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Peterborough region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Peterborough region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 2 (25.00%) CAD
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (25.00%) Mapinfo
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) EPoS
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (12.50%) DameWare
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) Sophos
3 2 (25.00%) Wyse
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk