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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 77 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.53% 1.86% 1.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.71% 26.19% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate £330 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £237 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £485 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.55 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +5.08%
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
70 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.25% 7.09% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 28 26
Average daily rate £450 £436 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +41.46%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £330 - 1
Crawley -13 1 £475 -
Worthing -35 1 £135 -48.07%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) 3G
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (22.22%) iSeries
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) APMP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
2 1 (11.11%) ADSL
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 1 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) DDNS
2 1 (11.11%) DSL
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) ISDN
2 1 (11.11%) Junos
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) TACACS
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) AS400 Operator
3 1 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) iSeries
3 1 (11.11%) AS400
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) APMP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (11.11%) MOM
1 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) F5
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Meraki
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds