Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 67 79
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 -30
Contract jobs citing SLA 35 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.38% 1.42% 1.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.35% 11.76% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 6
West Sussex median daily rate £275 £365 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.66% +117.91% -16.25%
10th Percentile £100 £205 £133
90th Percentile £400 £478 £314
South East median daily rate £340 £351 £325
% change year-on-year -3.00% +7.85% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +90.48% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £30.00 £15.28
90th Percentile £19.25 £30.00 £16.43
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.53 £18.50
% change year-on-year +20.48% -21.49% +17.31%

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 172 153 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.60% 12.09% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 90 103
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -0.06% +28.00%
10th Percentile £215 £225 £263
90th Percentile £514 £521 £537
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +185.71% -45.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £33.00 £11.58
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £37.15
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £21.55 £21.55
% change year-on-year +16.00% +0.01% +26.24%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 +9 10 £268 -26.71% 1
Crawley +5 6 £150 -52.38% 1
Horsham - 5 £238 -
Haywards Heath +1 2 - -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (31.43%) Proactive Management
6 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 10 (28.57%) ITSM
6 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery Management
9 6 (17.14%) LAN
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco
10 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (14.29%) Firewall
10 5 (14.29%) VMware
10 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
10 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (14.29%) Office 365
10 5 (14.29%) Mimecast
10 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
11 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
11 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
11 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
11 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
11 4 (11.43%) BCP
12 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (8.57%) SAN

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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (14.29%) Mimecast
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 3 (8.57%) VLAN
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Service Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Services Delivery Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) IT Support
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL Service Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) AS400
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Proactive Management
3 10 (28.57%) ITSM
3 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery Management
5 4 (11.43%) BCP
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.71%) Data Privacy
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) Line Management
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CISM
3 2 (5.71%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) SANS
3 2 (5.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) COBIT
2 2 (5.71%) GDPR
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) XenServer
4 2 (5.71%) iptables
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Dell
4 3 (8.57%) Draytek
4 3 (8.57%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) SonicWALL
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Computacenter
5 2 (5.71%) Lotus
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Qualys
5 2 (5.71%) Splunk
5 2 (5.71%) Tufin