The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 14 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.81% 5.36% 1.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £91 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+284.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.00% -4.42%
SLA
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 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.57% 5.36% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £344 £91 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+277.70% -79.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £91 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.75 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.57% +28.45%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 31 August 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Service Representative
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Altiris
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec