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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 64 41
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23  
Contract jobs citing SLA 11 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.22% 1.74% 3.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.22% 13.83% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 16
Median daily rate £350 £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +8.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £135 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £236 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -21.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.17% +11.66%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 90 94 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 18.15% 12.62% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 67 37
Median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +6 7 £240 -49.47% 1
Gatwick -3 2 £273 -22.14%
East Grinstead - 2 £498 - 1
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) CMDB
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) Test Management
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (20.83%) Transition Management
5 5 (20.83%) QA
5 5 (20.83%) Change Control
5 5 (20.83%) PMO
5 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
5 5 (20.83%) SAP
5 5 (20.83%) MPLS
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.67%) ITSM
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) IT Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) Release Management
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) Data Centre

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:

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 7 (29.17%) IT Manager
3 5 (20.83%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Operations Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Service Operations Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Environment And Release Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Environment Manager
5 3 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Release Manager
5 3 (12.50%) SAP Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) CMDB
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) iSeries
5 1 (4.17%) AS400
5 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
4 5 (20.83%) Change Control
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (20.83%) Transition Management
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 4 (16.67%) ITSM
5 4 (16.67%) Release Management
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.50%) RUP
6 3 (12.50%) SSADM
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PMO
1 5 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
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