The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing SLA 15 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.52% 4.40% 3.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.61% 51.85% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £450 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +9.09%
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 West Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
46 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.80% 8.49% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 14
Average daily rate £295 £355 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £115 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -25.43%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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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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
Crawley 0 2 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 £295 - 1
Horsham - - - -
Hassocks - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Office 365
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) PDA
3 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) MCP
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Junior
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) PDA
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) MCDST
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco