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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.32% 3.41% 3.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.95% 54.17% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Average daily rate
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£210 £135 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -53.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £450 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
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
42 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.74% 6.30% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 30
Average daily rate £338 £355 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -10.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £115 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Haywards Heath - 1 £295 -
Horsham - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Hassocks - - - - 1
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) Office 365
4 4 (21.05%) PDA
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) MCP
6 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) MPLS
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) SCCM
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Clustering
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) CICS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) OSPF
2 1 (5.26%) BGP
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Junior
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) PDA
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCDST
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.26%) OVSD
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) SAP