Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 65 75
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 43 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.05% 1.67% 2.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.43% 20.21% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 21
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £213 £153 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.34% -39.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £131 £119 £80
90th Percentile £475 £305 £575
East of England median daily rate £275 £235 £250
% change year-on-year +17.02% -6.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -23.91% -21.95%
East of England median hourly rate £14.35 £12.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.80% -40.48% +29.25%

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 176 94 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.49% 8.28% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 39 65
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -18.92% -1.33%
10th Percentile £165 £166 £91
90th Percentile £526 £451 £575
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 13
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +20.69% +5.45%
10th Percentile £10.10 £11.10 £15.77
90th Percentile £69.85 £77.50 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -37.33% +29.31% +5.45%

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 18 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor 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 18 November 2017. 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 +5 24 £168 -26.85% 1
Cambridge -2 12 £250 +26.58%
Huntingdon -4 2 - - 1
SLA
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 15 (34.88%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.93%) SQL
6 8 (18.60%) Java
6 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
7 6 (13.95%) JBoss
7 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
8 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
8 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) .NET
8 5 (11.63%) ITSM
8 5 (11.63%) Finance
9 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (9.30%) Software Deployment
9 4 (9.30%) Apple
9 4 (9.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (9.30%) J2EE
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle
9 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.30%) IIS
9 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
9 4 (9.30%) SOAP
9 4 (9.30%) Web Services
9 4 (9.30%) SCCM

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 6 (13.95%) JBoss
1 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.30%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) CTI
1 2 (4.65%) DHCP
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
1 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.33%) DWDM
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Applications Support
2 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Service Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Desktop Support
6 5 (11.63%) IT Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.65%) Incident Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Report Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) J2EE
2 4 (9.30%) REST
2 4 (9.30%) SOAP
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.30%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) ITSM
2 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
3 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) Information Security
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Analytics
5 2 (4.65%) BCP
5 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCA
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
1 4 (9.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Apple
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Bomgar
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) AppSense
5 1 (2.33%) Ciena
5 1 (2.33%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.33%) Huawei
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec
5 1 (2.33%) VMware