The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 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 West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.91% 0.25% 3.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.00% 3.85% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 11
Average daily rate
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£210 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 26 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.46% 6.53% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 26
Average daily rate £300 £339 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £313 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
SLA
South East

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

SLA
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Gatwick - 2 £188 -
Crawley - 1 £210 - 2
Worthing - 1 - -
Petworth - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (15.38%) MCDST
5 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PMI
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCDST
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
1 1 (7.69%) OVSD
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee