The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 17 12 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.05% 4.94% 3.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 28.57% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £275 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +164.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +11.20% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
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 Peterborough with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 14 14 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 14.74% 17.28% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
Median daily rate £256 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.58% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £223 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
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 Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Peterborough

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Peterborough

SLA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 25 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Altiris
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec