Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 67 98
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31 -32
Contract jobs citing SLA 15 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.29% 2.78% 1.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.55% 16.48% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 15
West Sussex median daily rate £288 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% +4.48% +8.94%
10th Percentile £180 £150 £157
90th Percentile £481 £419 £458
South East median daily rate £325 £370 £340
% change year-on-year -12.16% +8.82% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
West Sussex median hourly rate £23.50 - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £14.27 £14.82 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.71% +18.52% -21.88%

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 157 182 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.50% 16.85% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 134 120
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £223
90th Percentile £526 £500 £519
South East median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.72% +0.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £52.50 - £43.75
10th Percentile £28.85 - £33.38
90th Percentile £53.75 - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £22.40 £19.00 £17.44
% change year-on-year +17.89% +8.96% -0.36%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +1 4 £423 +55.05% 1
Crawley +3 3 £263 -10.64%
Chichester - 1 - -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Validation
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) CMDB
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) MPLS
4 3 (20.00%) Remedy
4 3 (20.00%) Process Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (20.00%) PMO
4 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (13.33%) GCC
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) GPON
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) GCC
General
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Account Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Change and Configuration Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Change Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (20.00%) IT Change Manager
1 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) BBC
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (33.33%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Process Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCDP
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.67%) Virgin Media