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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 17 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.45% 2.40% 4.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 21.05% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £104 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.89%
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
8 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.20% 11.38% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 3
Average daily rate £248 £438 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.42% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £104 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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
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 10 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Remedy
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) PMI
4 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) ISEB
4 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (25.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) SCCM
6 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Remedy
2 4 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec