The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Sussex region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.65% 0.48% 2.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.63% 3.85% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate £425 £428 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £428 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £428 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £11.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+24.21% -20.83%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.26% 12.41% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 18
Average daily rate £375 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +226.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
SLA
South East

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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -7 2 £433 +1.16%
Horsham - 2 - -
Crawley +4 1 £425 - 3
East Grinstead - 1 £425 -
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Littlehampton - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Service Management
5 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Release Management
8 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (15.00%) Budget Control
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) MS Project
8 3 (15.00%) PMI
8 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) EMC
8 3 (15.00%) NetApp
8 3 (15.00%) Banking

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
1 3 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Graduate
1 5 (25.00%) Junior
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Relationship Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PMI
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Budget Control
5 3 (15.00%) Release Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) NetApp
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
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