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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.44% 1.34% 2.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 7.81% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £354 £375 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £375 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £375 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.83% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £21.82 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
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
40 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 14.44% 17.16% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 21
Median daily rate £389 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £21.36 £19.91 £14.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +42.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.17
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Eastbourne - 3 £345 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA

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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Relationship Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix