The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 49 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.61% - 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.97% - 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.73 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 - £30.00
Sun Certification
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 130 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.57% 28.14% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 47
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £140 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £515 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £24.99 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £9.23 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - - - -
Sun Certification
East of England

Sun Certification
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 7 (87.50%) AccuRev
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) XSLT
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) UML
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
2 7 (87.50%) Servlets
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) JAXB
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Sun Certification 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 Sun Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) XSLT
1 7 (87.50%) Servlets
2 2 (25.00%) JAXB
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
1 7 (87.50%) UML
1 7 (87.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) AccuRev
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft