Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 47 75
Rank change year-on-year +30 +28 -21
Contract jobs citing SLA 21 44 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.71% 3.65% 1.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 28.76% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 8
Median daily rate £335 £325 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.08% +182.61% -45.88%
10th Percentile £120 £101 £104
90th Percentile £368 £453 £349
East of England median daily rate £335 £230 £160
% change year-on-year +45.65% +43.75% -41.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% -11.69% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.58 £12.70 £17.68
90th Percentile £48.35 £19.60 £20.13
East of England median hourly rate £12.98 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -18.91% -8.57% +21.74%

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 49 153 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.65% 12.68% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 68 68
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £204 £137 £188
90th Percentile £670 £625 £553
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 10
Median hourly rate £22.25 £16.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.06% -60.00% +81.82%
10th Percentile £18.91 £9.50 £17.27
90th Percentile £45.40 £46.75 £49.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +118.75% -16.88% -13.48%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SLA in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for SLA in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SLA in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SLA in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SLA in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for SLA in Cambridgeshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SLA in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 31 October 2020. 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
Peterborough +10 10 £335 -0.74% 1
Cambridge +33 9 £325 +140.74% 2
SLA
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
2 9 (42.86%) Office 365
3 8 (38.10%) Change Management
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) DHCP
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) DNS
4 7 (33.33%) Replication
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
4 7 (33.33%) Skype
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Azure
4 7 (33.33%) AWS
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 6 (28.57%) Veeva
5 6 (28.57%) Case Management
5 6 (28.57%) Service Design
5 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) CRM
5 6 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 7 (33.33%) AWS
2 7 (33.33%) Azure
3 6 (28.57%) Veeva
4 4 (19.05%) GCP
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
5 3 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (14.29%) OneDrive
5 3 (14.29%) Route 53
5 3 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) Skype
3 3 (14.29%) IPsec
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
4 2 (9.52%) SNMP
4 2 (9.52%) TACACS
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) 3G
5 1 (4.76%) ADSL
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
5 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Cosmos DB
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Improvement Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Veeva Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
2 8 (38.10%) Change Management
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Case Management
4 6 (28.57%) CRM
4 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 6 (28.57%) Service Design
5 4 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (19.05%) ITSM
6 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Escalation Management
7 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (9.52%) Information Management
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security
7 2 (9.52%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) Apex Code
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (19.05%) Google
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) CloudEndure
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) BT
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Nokia
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec