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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 19 30 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.56% 1.35% 7.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 77.78% 20.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£104 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
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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 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.14% 6.76% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £104 £340 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £20.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.11% +37.08%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 5 (62.50%) MS Office
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Wyse
4 2 (25.00%) DameWare
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
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
2 2 (25.00%) WebEx
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
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
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) DameWare
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Wyse
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Mapinfo
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (12.50%) HP