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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 80 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -4
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.31% 3.20% 1.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 48.65% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 3
Median daily rate £350 £378 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% -11.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
- -9.77%
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
60 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.85% 6.57% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 14
Median daily rate £435 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £149 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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
Gatwick - 4 £350 -
Crawley -5 3 £475 +26.66% 1
Worthing -38 2 £135 -41.62%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) 3G
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) F5
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
4 4 (30.77%) ISDN
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi

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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) 3G
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) 4G
3 4 (30.77%) BGP
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (30.77%) DDNS
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) DSL
3 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
3 4 (30.77%) ISDN
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) MPLS
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
3 4 (30.77%) TACACS
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) AS400 Operator
4 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) PKI
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (15.38%) iSeries
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 4 (30.77%) Information Management
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Operations Management
2 4 (30.77%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Security
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) SEO
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) ISA Server
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (23.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) F5
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
3 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Apple
5 2 (15.38%) Meraki
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya