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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Certification
Rank 52 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.22% 0.56% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 3.26% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £260 - £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £415
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +27.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +27.93%

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
118 92 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.71% 17.29% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 44 47
Median daily rate £350 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £843 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 9
Median hourly rate £33.75 £46.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.63% +30.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.95 £47.50 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Basildon -10 4 - -
Brentwood - 1 £260 -
Sun Certification
East of England

Sun Certification
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification 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 Essex region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) PVCS
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) PVCS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Sun