Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 74 72
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +28
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.67% 1.61% 2.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.23% 12.93% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 16
West Sussex median daily rate £200 £263 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% -32.48% +12.68%
10th Percentile £136 £184 £205
90th Percentile £315 £488 £478
South East median daily rate £268 £325 £350
% change year-on-year -17.69% -7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £17.50 -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.45 £14.00
% change year-on-year +14.19% +3.21% -3.45%

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 142 147 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.76% 12.43% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 89 95
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +4.62%
10th Percentile £228 £263 £250
90th Percentile £568 £544 £514
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.96 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.47% - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +59.57% +34.29% -10.83%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Crawley -1 4 £269 -17.31%
Horsham -4 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £130 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (33.33%) Data Lake
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services

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 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (16.67%) Boomi
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Data Lake
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) VMware