Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 59 77
Rank change year-on-year -27 +18 -3
Contract jobs citing SLA 11 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.99% 3.41% 1.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.86% 20.61% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 18
West Sussex median daily rate £256 £303 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% -9.70% +14.53%
10th Percentile £178 £118 £178
90th Percentile £426 £416 £421
South East median daily rate £313 £340 £335
% change year-on-year -8.09% +1.49% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
West Sussex median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -56.67% +90.48%
South East median hourly rate £14.73 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -7.97% +28.00% -33.33%

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 140 165 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.57% 16.57% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 114 101
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% -
10th Percentile £229 £208 £238
90th Percentile £525 £500 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £52.50 £13.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +303.85% -71.11% +185.71%
South East median hourly rate £22.20 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -11.22% +38.89% -16.47%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +5 3 £263 +75.00% 1
Gatwick -7 1 £163 -57.79%
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Direct Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (18.18%) Supplier Relationship Management
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) PMO
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP

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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Account Manager
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) BBC
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Direct Marketing
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Supplier Relationship Management
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCDP
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Virgin Media