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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 29 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.65% 0.68% 1.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.00% 9.09% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£143 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.10% -6.25%
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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
20 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.99% 7.48% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 8
Average daily rate £500 £250 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £310 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (14.29%) MSI
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Lync
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) VMware