Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 92 56
Rank change year-on-year +43 -36 +17
Contract jobs citing SLA 33 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.50% 0.88% 3.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.63% 6.67% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 22
West Sussex median daily rate £388 £256 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.22% -4.65% -26.37%
10th Percentile £113 £173 £104
90th Percentile £540 £349 £400
South East median daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year - -4.41% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
West Sussex median hourly rate - £12.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% -41.67%
South East median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +25.00%

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 160 150 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.99% 13.23% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 98 101
West Sussex median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - -
10th Percentile £250 £231 £175
90th Percentile £540 £544 £515
South East median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.24% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% +85.71% -61.11%
10th Percentile £23.65 £11.73 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.35 £53.75 £19.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £20.08 £22.00
% change year-on-year +124.16% -8.75% +3.02%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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
Worthing - 15 £520 - 3
Crawley +9 8 £175 -33.33% 5
Horsham - 2 £170 - 1
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 21 (63.64%) ITIL
2 15 (45.45%) SAP
2 15 (45.45%) JIRA
2 15 (45.45%) Confluence
3 14 (42.42%) SAP HCM
3 14 (42.42%) Time Management
3 14 (42.42%) Workflow
3 14 (42.42%) SuccessFactors
3 14 (42.42%) Trello
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) Process Improvement
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 10 (30.30%) Office 365
7 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 8 (24.24%) SCCM
8 8 (24.24%) Wireless
8 8 (24.24%) DNS
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.18%) Azure
11 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
11 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (15.15%) Mac OS
11 5 (15.15%) MCSE
11 5 (15.15%) Service 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) Confluence
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (42.42%) SAP HCM
2 4 (12.12%) assyst
3 1 (3.03%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) SuccessFactors
1 14 (42.42%) Trello
2 10 (30.30%) Office 365
3 6 (18.18%) Azure
4 3 (9.09%) AWS
5 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.06%) iTunes
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
1 8 (24.24%) Wireless
2 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) LAN
5 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
7 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) Skype
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.09%) Back Office
1 3 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Consultant
1 14 (42.42%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
3 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Mac OS
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) Time Management
2 14 (42.42%) Workflow
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) Process Improvement
5 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 5 (15.15%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) Hardware Maintenance
7 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) ITSM
8 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) DevOps
9 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
9 2 (6.06%) Information Security
9 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
9 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.06%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.03%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Java 8
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) SAP
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.03%) WSO2