The table below looks at the statistics for SCSA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SCSA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SCSA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
609 816 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.59% 15.11% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 591 637
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £12.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £44.12 £31.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SCSA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCSA across the City of London region.

SCSA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London