Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 49 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21 -11
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.41% 1.25% 1.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.71% 17.78% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Cambridge median daily rate £250 £198 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.58% -47.33% +130.77%
10th Percentile £134 £168 £321
90th Percentile £294 £228 £519
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £213 £153 £176
% change year-on-year +39.34% -13.48% +12.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Cambridge median hourly rate £19.75 £12.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.58% -23.91% -21.95%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +45.83% -23.91% -9.12%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 68 45 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.60% 7.03% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 42
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £198 £212
90th Percentile £490 £443 £688
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £300 £370
% change year-on-year +25.00% -18.92% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £38.25 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +31.90% +5.45%
10th Percentile £17.50 £10.13 £15.77
90th Percentile £100.00 £77.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -0.71% +20.69% +5.45%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Cambridge

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SLA in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Cambridge

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Cambridge

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) LDAP
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) DWDM

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) DWDM
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Report Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
5 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Ciena
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei