Period
to 22 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 74 74
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -15
Contract jobs citing SLA 28 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.55% 1.54% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.06% 14.55% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 6
West Sussex median daily rate £263 £390 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +13.04% +18.97%
10th Percentile £100 £308 £255
90th Percentile £400 £469 £403
South East median daily rate £320 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -14.67% +20.97% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00% +29.03%

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 155 110 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.14% 10.58% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 61 117
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £234 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £530 £522
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.11% +131.36% -53.69%
10th Percentile £16.15 £45.00 £11.62
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £30.73
South East median hourly rate £26.87 £17.47 £30.13
% change year-on-year +53.82% -42.02% +50.63%

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 February 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 February 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
Gatwick +5 9 £385 +5.48% 1
Crawley -7 5 £100 -68.25% 2
Haywards Heath - 2 - -
Horsham - 1 - - 1
Chichester - 1 - - 1
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL
5 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) ITSM
6 5 (17.86%) Proactive Management
7 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Retail
8 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery Management
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (7.14%) iptables
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (7.14%) Office 365
9 2 (7.14%) Line Management
9 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
9 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (7.14%) GCC
9 2 (7.14%) Marketing

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) GPON
2 1 (3.57%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) GCC
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
4 4 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) ITSM
2 5 (17.86%) Proactive Management
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Line Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) BCP
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCSA
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) HNC
3 1 (3.57%) SANS
3 1 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) iptables
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) Computacenter
2 2 (7.14%) Lotus
2 2 (7.14%) NetApp
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.57%) Qualys
3 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.57%) Splunk
3 1 (3.57%) Tufin