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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 42 38 54
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Contract jobs citing SLA 11 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.05% 3.22% 1.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.37% 25.97% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £130 £228 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +118.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +11.20% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.50 £14.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.71% +21.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.27 £17.35 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.77 £17.50 £16.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.16% +3.44%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 54 77 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.06% 12.38% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 34
Median daily rate £328 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Median hourly rate £30.38 £17.50 £14.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.57% +21.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £17.38 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £18.00 £16.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon - 7 £130 -
Cambridge -3 3 - - 2
Peterborough -2 1 - -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) MS Office
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (25.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) RAD
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (20.00%) DWDM
6 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (20.00%) Huawei
6 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (20.00%) Fault Management
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) Ciena
7 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Apple
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) LDAP
8 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
9 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
9 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business

SLA
Top Related 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 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DWDM
1 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IT Support
4 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Break Fix Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) RAD
2 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Ciena
2 4 (20.00%) Huawei
3 3 (15.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Altiris
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
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