The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 34 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.42% 0.95% 2.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% 7.14% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.96% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
SLA
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
18 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.50% 13.27% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 13
Median daily rate £400 £430 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +16.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £369 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.33 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware