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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.32% 1.83% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.13% 11.11% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £363 £375 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +63.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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
32 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.39% 16.46% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 17
Median daily rate £363 £430 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% +16.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £350 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.33 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +9.52%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
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 Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix