The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the East Sussex region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 29 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.71% 0.90% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.73% 8.33% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.51% 10.86% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 8
Average daily rate £330 £358 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.44% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
SLA
South East

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

SLA
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -7 4 £350 -4.10% 1
Hove - - - -
Lewes - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) GroupWise
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) DSDM
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Statistics

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (11.11%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support
1 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) DSDM
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft