Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for WhatsUp Gold skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 379 392
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 0 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
South East median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +17.65%
England median daily rate £313 £350 £388
% change year-on-year -10.71% -9.68% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South East median hourly rate - £35.50 -
England median hourly rate £49.19 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +38.56% -16.47% -5.56%

WhatsUp Gold is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1752 2121 2149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.91% 11.40% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1282 1200
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £269 £256 £231
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 68 66
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.96% +16.46% -1.25%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.25 £12.37
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £41.34
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £20.19
% change year-on-year -17.96% +5.67% +4.86%

WhatsUp Gold
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WhatsUp Gold as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WhatsUp Gold in the South East

WhatsUp Gold
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for WhatsUp Gold in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WhatsUp Gold in the South East