The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sony products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sony over the 3 months to 23 July 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.

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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sony
Rank 616 599 583
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing Sony 15 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.035% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £340 £180 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £185 £195
% change year-on-year
- -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Sony
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22322 22856 21565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.71% 44.29% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13864 13738 12196
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 736 998 991
Median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Sony
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Sony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sony Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sony
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sony Daily Rate Trend in England

Sony
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sony across the England region.

Sony Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sony
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sony within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 8 £340 +94.28% 4
Yorkshire - 5 - -
North West - 2 - -
Sony
UK

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Sony.

1 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) Adobe
2 9 (37.50%) Apple
2 9 (37.50%) Autodesk
2 9 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 9 (37.50%) Xsan
2 9 (37.50%) StorNext
2 9 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (29.17%) Change Control
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Virgin Media
4 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) BBC
4 6 (25.00%) Internet
4 6 (25.00%) CSS3
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (20.83%) AutoCAD
3 4 (16.67%) Mingle
4 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.33%) MS Office
4 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (20.83%) SNMP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (8.33%) Toad
2 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Production Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) CSS3
3 6 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.83%) React
5 4 (16.67%) J2EE
5 4 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) Flash
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) .NET
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (25.00%) BBC
2 5 (20.83%) PlayStation
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.33%) IPTV
3 2 (8.33%) New Media
3 2 (8.33%) RIA
3 2 (8.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
1 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Change Control
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) StorNext
1 9 (37.50%) Xsan
2 5 (20.83%) KVM
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Nagios
2 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Adobe
1 9 (37.50%) Apple
1 9 (37.50%) Autodesk
2 7 (29.17%) Virgin Media
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Arqiva
5 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 2 (8.33%) BT
5 2 (8.33%) Ericsson
5 2 (8.33%) Sage
5 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (8.33%) Siebel
6 1 (4.17%) Samsung