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 23 June 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)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 19
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough - 2.06% 5.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 15.38% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £236 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -21.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.17% +11.66%  

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 8 13 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 8.42% 13.40% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Median daily rate £365 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £344 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

SLA
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec