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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 46 59 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.55% 0.52% 1.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.97% 3.95% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £369 £325 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -18.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £321 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £341 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +10.31% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.16% +3.44%  

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

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 62 76 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 12.18% 13.06% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 55 35
Median daily rate £436 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.34% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £472 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +21 9 £325 +1.56% 3
Gatwick -9 1 £463 +42.30% 1
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) MPLS
2 7 (38.89%) Service Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 5 (27.78%) CMDB
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) MS Project
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) SSADM
6 3 (16.67%) RUP
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (11.11%) PKI
7 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 2 (11.11%) IPsec
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.11%) Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 2 (11.11%) Information Management

SLA
Top Related 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 3 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) MPLS
2 2 (11.11%) 3G
2 2 (11.11%) 4G
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) DDNS
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) DSL
2 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) IPsec
2 2 (11.11%) ISDN
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) TACACS
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 7 (38.89%) IT Manager
3 5 (27.78%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Service Operations Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Applications Manager
5 3 (16.67%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CMDB
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS
4 1 (5.56%) iSeries
4 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Service Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) ITSM
4 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) RUP
5 3 (16.67%) SSADM
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Information Management
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Network Design
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) F5
1 2 (11.11%) Juniper
1 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy
1 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) NetApp
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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