Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 55 75
Rank change year-on-year -41 +20 +5
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.62% 3.45% 1.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.73% 21.69% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 11
West Sussex median daily rate £256 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% -12.70% +7.69%
10th Percentile £177 £100 £200
90th Percentile £381 £412 £438
South East median daily rate £294 £325 £375
% change year-on-year -9.62% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £12.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £14.53 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -17.00% +25.00% -26.32%

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 148 166 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.02% 15.90% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 94 73
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% -4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £210
90th Percentile £550 £538 £554
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -61.11% +181.25%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £17.47
% change year-on-year -28.00% +43.14% -18.96%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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
Crawley 0 3 £263 +162.50% 1
Horsham -6 1 - -
Gatwick -10 1 £163 -59.63% 1
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) PMO
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) CA PPM
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) BBC
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE

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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Boomi
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) BBC
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCDP
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Avaya
1 1 (14.29%) CA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
1 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media