The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 28 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 6.57% 1.55% 2.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.50% 7.69% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £309 £475 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £475 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £475 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £298 £300
% change year-on-year -20.16% -0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.32% +11.66%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 40 39 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 29.20% 20.21% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 14
Median daily rate £438 £453 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.31% +9.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £228 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Crawley

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SLA in Crawley.

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Crawley

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Crawley over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Crawley

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA in Crawley.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Crawley

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Crawley region with a requirement for SLA.

1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) CMDB
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
3 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (18.75%) Transition Management
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (18.75%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) PMO
4 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) SSADM
4 3 (18.75%) RUP
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Service Manager
2 5 (31.25%) IT Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Manager
3 3 (18.75%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Environment Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Operations Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Environment And Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) CMDB
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) AS400
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) RUP
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) SSADM
3 3 (18.75%) Transition Management
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PMO
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy