The first table below looks at the demand for SCSA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - 415 404
Contract jobs citing SCSA 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.084% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £313
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3722 3566 3751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.83% 14.70% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2387 2158 2247
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 123 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in London

SCSA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SCSA Daily Rate Trend in London

SCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SCSA Hourly Rate Trend in London