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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 36 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.10% 1.20% 3.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.93% 13.04% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £463 £345 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.05% +64.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £421 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £18.25 £13.94
% change year-on-year
-15.47% +30.96%

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
43 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.05% 9.24% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 21
Median daily rate £425 £369 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +27.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £320 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £585 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Crawley +16 4 £388 +21.09%
Gatwick - 2 £463 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) MPLS
2 7 (43.75%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 5 (31.25%) CMDB
5 4 (25.00%) ITSM
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Operations Management
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (12.50%) ISDN
7 2 (12.50%) 3G
7 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) SSL
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) MPLS
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) 3G
3 2 (12.50%) BGP
3 2 (12.50%) DDNS
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) DSL
3 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (12.50%) ISDN
3 2 (12.50%) Junos
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) TACACS
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Service Manager
2 5 (31.25%) IT Manager
3 4 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Service Operations Manager
4 3 (18.75%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Change and Configuration Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CMDB
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
4 1 (6.25%) EPoS
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 4 (25.00%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Change Control
5 3 (18.75%) Operations Management
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) Information Management
6 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Security Management
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) F5
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 2 (12.50%) Remedy
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow