The median contractor rate for a IT Support was £155 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

IT Support
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 64 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.38% 1.16% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.20% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £155 £188 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £14.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year -9.48% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 508 582 503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.32% 96.68% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 349 312
Median daily rate £410 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 35
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in West Sussex

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in West Sussex

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support 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 28 March 2017. 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 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 +7 1 £155 -22.50%
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Linux

IT Support Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix