Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +29
Contract jobs citing Degree 91 97 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.12% 9.36% 9.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.82% 41.81% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 56 59
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +6.85% +8.15%
10th Percentile £150 £250 £300
90th Percentile £544 £468 £505
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +9.38% +0.63% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £49.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +41.43% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +16.88% +10.00% -12.50%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 286 232 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.51% 22.39% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 136 185
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.96% +12.55%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £300
90th Percentile £613 £500 £570
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 25
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.65% +152.94%
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £34.00
% change year-on-year +55.70% -24.44% +13.52%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
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 Degree within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 0 56 £463 +29.82% 2
Crawley -18 13 £150 -61.54% 10
Worthing -16 5 £398 -3.05% 4
East Grinstead +2 2 £390 -8.24% 1
Chichester - 1 £486 - 2
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 52 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 38 (41.76%) Management Information System
3 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (30.77%) Scrum
5 26 (28.57%) Information Security
6 25 (27.47%) Linux
6 25 (27.47%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (26.37%) CISSP
7 24 (26.37%) CISA
8 22 (24.18%) Unit Testing
9 21 (23.08%) ITIL
10 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
11 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2
11 19 (20.88%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (20.88%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (18.68%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
12 17 (18.68%) JIRA
13 16 (17.58%) CEH
13 16 (17.58%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (17.58%) GIAC
13 16 (17.58%) Proofpoint
13 16 (17.58%) Kalman Filter
13 16 (17.58%) Mimecast
13 16 (17.58%) Patch Management
13 16 (17.58%) CompTIA Security+
13 16 (17.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 16 (17.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 15 (16.48%) Windows
14 15 (16.48%) Oracle

Degree
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 10 (10.99%) IIS
2 6 (6.59%) Confluence
3 3 (3.30%) Apache
3 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.20%) CMS
4 2 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.58%) Mimecast
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) NFC
2 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) SAN
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) LAN
3 1 (1.10%) MPLS
3 1 (1.10%) Network Security
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
3 1 (1.10%) VPN
3 1 (1.10%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.20%) MS Access
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) DB2
4 1 (1.10%) GIS
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) JIRA
2 8 (8.79%) SonarQube
3 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.30%) Gradle
5 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.30%) Liquibase
6 2 (2.20%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Back Office
3 5 (5.49%) German Language
4 4 (4.40%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Analyst
2 17 (18.68%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 16 (17.58%) Security Analyst
4 15 (16.48%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (14.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) Architect
6 11 (12.09%) IT Analyst
6 11 (12.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (8.79%) IT Manager
8 8 (8.79%) Payments Architect
8 8 (8.79%) Project Manager
8 8 (8.79%) Security Architect
9 7 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) Web Services
2 8 (8.79%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.30%) .NET
4 3 (3.30%) Apache Camel
4 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.30%) JPA
4 3 (3.30%) Kafka
4 3 (3.30%) Spring
5 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.20%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.20%) LINQ
6 1 (1.10%) CSS
6 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 38 (41.76%) Management Information System
3 19 (20.88%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (10.99%) Data Centre
5 9 (9.89%) Driving Licence
6 7 (7.69%) Public Cloud
7 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.10%) Clustering
9 1 (1.10%) Contactless
9 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.10%) Life Science
9 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.10%) NHS
9 1 (1.10%) PMI
9 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) Windows
3 11 (12.09%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (10.99%) Solaris
4 10 (10.99%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.40%) Android
5 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.30%) Unix
7 2 (2.20%) CentOS
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.77%) Scrum
3 26 (28.57%) Information Security
4 25 (27.47%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (24.18%) Unit Testing
6 21 (23.08%) ITIL
7 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
8 19 (20.88%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2
9 16 (17.58%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (17.58%) Patch Management
9 16 (17.58%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (13.19%) Mathematics
11 10 (10.99%) ITIL V3
11 10 (10.99%) Quality Management
11 10 (10.99%) TOGAF
11 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
12 9 (9.89%) Data Protection
12 9 (9.89%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.29%) C++
3 11 (12.09%) C#
3 11 (12.09%) Java
4 5 (5.49%) SQL
5 4 (4.40%) C
5 4 (4.40%) Embedded C
6 3 (3.30%) ABAP
6 3 (3.30%) Embedded C++
6 3 (3.30%) Java 8
7 2 (2.20%) AWK
7 2 (2.20%) Bourne shell
7 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.20%) Korn
7 2 (2.20%) Perl
7 2 (2.20%) R
7 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.20%) VBA
8 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) CISA
1 24 (26.37%) CISSP
2 17 (18.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (17.58%) CEH
3 16 (17.58%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (17.58%) GIAC
4 9 (9.89%) PMI Certification
5 8 (8.79%) CISM
5 8 (8.79%) CREST Certified
5 8 (8.79%) IISP
5 8 (8.79%) PMP
5 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 7 (7.69%) CCSP
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.69%) CLAS
7 3 (3.30%) ISEB
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (2.20%) RHCE
8 2 (2.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) QA
2 9 (9.89%) GDPR
2 9 (9.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.89%) PMO
2 9 (9.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (8.79%) ISAE 3402
3 8 (8.79%) ISO 22301
3 8 (8.79%) ISO 31000
3 8 (8.79%) ISO 9001
3 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (8.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.10%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) GlusterFS
2 2 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 16 (17.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (8.79%) Nessus
2 8 (8.79%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.20%) SCCM
3 2 (2.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Proofpoint
2 15 (16.48%) Oracle
3 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.99%) Centrify
5 9 (9.89%) Cisco
6 8 (8.79%) ArcSight
6 8 (8.79%) Barracuda Networks
6 8 (8.79%) IBM
6 8 (8.79%) Imperva
6 8 (8.79%) McAfee
6 8 (8.79%) Qualys
6 8 (8.79%) Splunk
6 8 (8.79%) Trend Micro
6 8 (8.79%) Tripwire
7 7 (7.69%) Google
7 7 (7.69%) Okta
8 6 (6.59%) Atlassian
9 5 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (4.40%) Demandware
11 3 (3.30%) VMware