Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 17 October 2018 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 50 60
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10 +19
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.08% 3.03% 1.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.30% 24.85% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £115 £245 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.06% +68.97% -55.38%
10th Percentile £103 £125 £116
90th Percentile £249 £458 £289
East of England median daily rate £175 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.38 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.83% -23.91%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £20.13 £22.18 £19.65
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year +21.74% +2.68% -33.35%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 115 165 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.59% 12.20% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 89 43
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £413 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £233 £154 £215
90th Percentile £548 £475 £471
East of England median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.06% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 19
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £21.17 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.14% -31.71% +6.90%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.90 £11.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.45 £77.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.59 £35.25
% change year-on-year -16.61% -38.77% +0.71%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -16 7 £100 -66.67% 2
Peterborough -10 4 £115 -32.35% 9
SLA
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) GxP
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (15.38%) Apple
7 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) ITSM
7 2 (15.38%) Information Security
7 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 2 (15.38%) OneDrive
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
7 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 1 (7.69%) Creative Thinking

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
1 2 (15.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
3 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 1 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GxP
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) VMware