The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 18 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.96% 0.82% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% 6.25% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%
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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 Crawley region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 8.15% 13.11% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Average daily rate £450 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

SLA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee