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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 31 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.80% 1.69% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 25.00% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£238 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.80% 6.76% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 13
Average daily rate £380 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £218 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £427 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.04 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -12.50%
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
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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 - 6 £238 - 3
Lewes - 3 £108 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Hastings - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) CCA
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (20.00%) Security Management
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (20.00%) ISMS
6 3 (20.00%) XenApp
6 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Thin Client

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) GroupWise
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 6 (40.00%) IT Support
2 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Service Support Manager
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (20.00%) Security Management
1 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (20.00%) ISMS
1 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCA
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) XenApp
2 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Dell