Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Specialist was £205 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Technical Specialist
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 - 81
Rank change year-on-year - +81 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.28% - 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median daily rate £205 - -
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 1049 1365 1020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 96.24% 98.13% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 809 670
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +12.36%
10th Percentile £282 £225 £235
90th Percentile £538 £525 £513
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 43
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +71.88% +1.59%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.75 £11.07
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.05 £49.90
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.30% +2.93%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Technical Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in West Sussex

Technical Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Specialist in West Sussex

Technical Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Specialist in West Sussex

Technical Specialist
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 Technical Specialist within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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 - 3 £205 -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management

Technical Specialist 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco