Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 22 November 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 55 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.90% 0.57% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.76% 4.92% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% - -
South East median daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £15.32
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.70 £18.75
% change year-on-year +19.05% -21.60% +18.90%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 74 61 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 13.36% 11.60% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 87
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £363 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.16% -13.63% +20.00%
10th Percentile £288 £202 £315
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £387
% change year-on-year - +3.36% +10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £21.36 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.02% +14.32% +43.25%
10th Percentile £41.25 £16.74 £10.05
90th Percentile £43.75 £22.50 £23.61
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.41% +26.50%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in East Sussex

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in East Sussex

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in East Sussex

SLA
Contract Job Locations in East 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 East Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 2 £450 -
Hove - 2 £400 -
Lewes - 1 - -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Totara
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (20.00%) Moodle
3 1 (20.00%) GPON
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) VDSL
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in East 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 1 (20.00%) Moodle
1 1 (20.00%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DOCSIS
1 1 (20.00%) GPON
1 1 (20.00%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Governance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Assurance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Active Listening
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle