The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 51 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 7 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.40% 3.55% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 3.87% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£203 £100 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.50% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £155 £150
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.23 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £13.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+1.34% -
IT Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
468 336 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.79% 91.80% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 213 259
Average daily rate £368 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.13% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 38
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £26.98 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Support across the West Sussex region.

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Support across the West Sussex region.

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -5 5 - - 1
Burgess Hill - 1 £205 -
East Grinstead - 1 £200 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Office 365
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) WSUS
7 5 (31.25%) SCCM
7 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
7 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Clustering
7 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
7 5 (31.25%) VBScript
7 5 (31.25%) IIS
7 5 (31.25%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) Dell
8 4 (25.00%) MS Office
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 2 (12.50%) Time Management
10 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (12.50%) Service Management
11 1 (6.25%) Migration
11 1 (6.25%) Citrix

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) WSUS
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix