The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.33% 1.36% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.33% 23.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
SLA
South East

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 East Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.96% 5.76% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 16
Average daily rate £338 £388 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £218 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £505 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.99 £13.87 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 19 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - - - -
Lewes - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) CCA
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Service Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCA
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft