Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 May 2018 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 71 102
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31 -43
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.43% 2.15% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.56% 15.00% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 13
West Sussex median daily rate £263 £389 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.48% +12.68% -8.61%
10th Percentile £184 £205 £164
90th Percentile £488 £478 £443
South East median daily rate £325 £350 £315
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £14.45 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.21% -3.45% -7.94%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 147 140 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.37% 14.31% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 95 111
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £251
90th Percentile £544 £514 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 - £33.00
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +40.34% -10.83% -8.93%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in West Sussex

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in West Sussex

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in West Sussex over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in West Sussex

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in West Sussex

SLA
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. 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
Gatwick +6 5 £423 -1.46%
Crawley -9 2 £325 -1.52%
Chichester - 2 - -
Horsham - 1 - -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Validation
4 5 (29.41%) Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) CMDB
5 4 (23.53%) Release Management
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) GCC
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) MCSA
6 3 (17.65%) MPLS
6 3 (17.65%) Remedy
6 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) Process Management
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) MPLS
2 2 (11.76%) GPON
3 1 (5.88%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) GCC
General
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Change and Configuration Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Change Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (17.65%) IT Change Manager
1 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
2 5 (29.41%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
3 4 (23.53%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Process Management
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Active Listening
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Energy Management
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds