The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 32 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.70% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 7.69% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.23%
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East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 12.16% 8.02% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 13
Average daily rate £430 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £675 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Brighton region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

SLA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) PHP5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) CSS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP5
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared