Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 14 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +11
Contract jobs citing Degree 101 109 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.60% 10.07% 7.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.40% 42.41% 37.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 76
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £385 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.84% +7.78%
10th Percentile £300 £273 £261
90th Percentile £544 £468 £455
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £57.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +32.56% -
10th Percentile £48.75 £42.40 £20.75
90th Percentile £59.13 £58.00 £46.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +46.55% -22.67% -3.85%

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 250 257 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.29% 23.75% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 153 194
West Sussex median daily rate £440 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.39% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £568 £523 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.46% +0.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.50 £33.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.63% -21.51% +123.41%
10th Percentile £22.68 £15.75 £20.58
90th Percentile £53.98 £57.45 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% -20.00% +3.65%

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 16 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 August 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 63 £413 +25.00% 1
Crawley -21 8 £475 +22.58% 9
Bognor Regis - 5 - - 1
Worthing -20 3 £449 -0.06% 5
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 2
Chichester - 1 £486 - 2
Haywards Heath - 1 - - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 46 (45.54%) Computer Science
2 37 (36.63%) Management Information System
3 31 (30.69%) Finance
4 28 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (26.73%) PRINCE2
6 25 (24.75%) Linux
6 25 (24.75%) Software Engineering
7 23 (22.77%) ITIL
7 23 (22.77%) Oracle
8 22 (21.78%) Project Management
9 21 (20.79%) QA
10 20 (19.80%) Marketing
11 19 (18.81%) Business Analysis
11 19 (18.81%) PMP
11 19 (18.81%) PMI Certification
11 19 (18.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 17 (16.83%) Project Planning
12 17 (16.83%) SDLC
13 16 (15.84%) Information Security
14 15 (14.85%) Scrum
14 15 (14.85%) Windows
15 14 (13.86%) Unix
15 14 (13.86%) SQL
15 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
16 13 (12.87%) Web Services
16 13 (12.87%) Unit Testing
16 13 (12.87%) Cybersecurity
17 12 (11.88%) Mobile App
17 12 (11.88%) CISA
17 12 (11.88%) CISSP

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 5 (4.95%) IIS
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle BPEL
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.99%) JBoss
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.99%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Mimecast
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (3.96%) SAN
2 3 (2.97%) Firewall
2 3 (2.97%) LAN
2 3 (2.97%) NFC
2 3 (2.97%) WAN
3 2 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.98%) Network Security
3 2 (1.98%) VoIP
3 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.98%) Wireless
4 1 (0.99%) IMAP
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) POP3
4 1 (0.99%) SMTP
4 1 (0.99%) SNMP
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.98%) QlikView
4 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.99%) MS Access
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) SonarQube
2 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.95%) JDeveloper
2 5 (4.95%) JIRA
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.97%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.97%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.98%) Gradle
5 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.98%) Liquibase
5 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.99%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 31 (30.69%) Finance
2 20 (19.80%) Marketing
3 11 (10.89%) Retail
4 4 (3.96%) Electronics
5 3 (2.97%) Back Office
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) German Language
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (22.77%) Analyst
2 14 (13.86%) Software Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) IT Manager
4 10 (9.90%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.91%) Architect
5 9 (8.91%) Coordinator
5 9 (8.91%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (8.91%) Project Coordinator
5 9 (8.91%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) Web Services
2 6 (5.94%) REST
3 5 (4.95%) HTML
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (4.95%) SOAP
4 4 (3.96%) CSS
5 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.97%) Spring
6 2 (1.98%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.98%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.98%) JPA
6 2 (1.98%) Kafka
7 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.99%) Ajax
7 1 (0.99%) DOM
7 1 (0.99%) jBPM
7 1 (0.99%) JSON
7 1 (0.99%) MAPI
7 1 (0.99%) XHTML
7 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (45.54%) Computer Science
2 37 (36.63%) Management Information System
3 12 (11.88%) Mobile App
4 9 (8.91%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.94%) User Experience
7 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.95%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.96%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (2.97%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.98%) CCTV
10 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.98%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.99%) Contactless
11 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.99%) Life Science
11 1 (0.99%) NHS
11 1 (0.99%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.75%) Linux
2 15 (14.85%) Windows
3 14 (13.86%) Unix
4 7 (6.93%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (6.93%) Solaris
5 4 (3.96%) CentOS
5 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.73%) PRINCE2
3 25 (24.75%) Software Engineering
4 23 (22.77%) ITIL
5 22 (21.78%) Project Management
6 19 (18.81%) Business Analysis
7 17 (16.83%) Project Planning
7 17 (16.83%) SDLC
8 16 (15.84%) Information Security
9 15 (14.85%) Scrum
10 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
11 13 (12.87%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (12.87%) Unit Testing
12 12 (11.88%) Mathematics
13 10 (9.90%) DevOps
14 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
14 9 (8.91%) CRM
14 9 (8.91%) Facilities Management
14 9 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) SQL
2 10 (9.90%) C++
3 9 (8.91%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.94%) Embedded C++
4 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.95%) C
5 5 (4.95%) Java
5 5 (4.95%) Perl
6 4 (3.96%) AWK
6 4 (3.96%) Bourne shell
6 4 (3.96%) Embedded C
6 4 (3.96%) Korn
6 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.97%) C#
7 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.98%) Java 8
8 2 (1.98%) VBA
9 1 (0.99%) ABAP
9 1 (0.99%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) PMI Certification
1 19 (18.81%) PMP
1 19 (18.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (11.88%) CISA
2 12 (11.88%) CISSP
3 10 (9.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (7.92%) CEH
4 8 (7.92%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (7.92%) GIAC
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.96%) CISM
6 4 (3.96%) CREST Certified
6 4 (3.96%) IISP
6 4 (3.96%) Master's Degree
6 4 (3.96%) OCA
6 4 (3.96%) OCP
6 4 (3.96%) RHCE
6 4 (3.96%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.79%) QA
2 9 (8.91%) PMO
3 7 (6.93%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.95%) GDPR
5 4 (3.96%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (3.96%) ISO 22301
5 4 (3.96%) ISO 31000
5 4 (3.96%) ISO 9001
5 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 4 (3.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) GlusterFS
1 4 (3.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (1.98%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (7.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (3.96%) Nessus
2 4 (3.96%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (3.96%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 4 (3.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.98%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (22.77%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) Centrify
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) Proofpoint
3 7 (6.93%) HP
3 7 (6.93%) IBM
4 6 (5.94%) Cisco
4 6 (5.94%) Sun
5 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.96%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (3.96%) Brocade
6 4 (3.96%) EMC
6 4 (3.96%) Imperva
6 4 (3.96%) McAfee
6 4 (3.96%) Qualys
6 4 (3.96%) StorageTek
6 4 (3.96%) Trend Micro
6 4 (3.96%) Tripwire
6 4 (3.96%) Veritas
6 4 (3.96%) VMware