The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sony products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sony over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Sony Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sony
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sony 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£195 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
375 379 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.41% 50.33% 55.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 136 250
Average daily rate £320 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £44.90 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Sony
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sony across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sony Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sony
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sony across the Cheshire region.

Sony Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Sony
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sony also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sony.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (100.00%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sony also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (100.00%) CINEMA 4D
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce