The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 78 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 9 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.18% 2.12% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.20% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Median daily rate £325 - £105
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £160 £130
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.87 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.74%
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
753 545 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.43% 96.12% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 368 195
Median daily rate £425 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 27
Median hourly rate £24.00 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £9.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Sussex region that featured IT Support in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

IT Support
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 IT Support within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 4 £200 - 1
East Grinstead - 2 £340 -
Worthing -38 1 - - 1
Chichester - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 - -
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
8 1 (6.25%) Lotus
8 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.25%) Intranet
8 1 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
8 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
8 1 (6.25%) IPsec
8 1 (6.25%) Migration

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) ADSL
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) PBX
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
1 1 (6.25%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (6.25%) Migration
1 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Panasonic