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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 29 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.02% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.86% 7.14% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £460 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% +26.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £301
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.82 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.45 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.60% +12.58%
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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
28 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.34% 7.73% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 12
Average daily rate £413 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £178 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £483 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.82 £13.04 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +10.81%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) PHP5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Junior
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
1 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware