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 17 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - - 213
Contract jobs citing SCSA 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
912 1091 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.34% 14.96% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 744 698
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.65 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCSA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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