The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sony products and/or services 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 Sony over the 3 months to 20 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.

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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sony
Rank 203 - 222
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sony 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.037% - 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £300
% change year-on-year
- +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00
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London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2699 3333 3258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.43% 45.64% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1944 2325 2263
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 89
Average hourly rate £17.82 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 £41.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

Sony
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Sony Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sony
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 Sony across the City of London region.

Sony Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sony
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) BPR
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (33.33%) BBC
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) BBC
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) BPR
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google