The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sony products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sony over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sony
Rank 431 410 426
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Contract jobs citing Sony 11 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.049% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Sony
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9439 10108 10448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.12% 44.41% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6411 6557 6825
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 228 214
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.77 £41.25 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sony
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Sony Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sony
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Sony Daily Rate Trend in London

Sony
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Sony Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 London region with a requirement for Sony.

1 13 (76.47%) Adobe
2 11 (64.71%) Apple
2 11 (64.71%) Asset Management
2 11 (64.71%) Xsan
2 11 (64.71%) StorNext
3 9 (52.94%) Change Control
3 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
3 9 (52.94%) Service Management
3 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) iDTV
4 8 (47.06%) Autodesk
4 8 (47.06%) BBC
4 8 (47.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (41.18%) KVM
5 7 (41.18%) AutoCAD
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
6 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Vista
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
7 5 (29.41%) Adobe Premiere
7 5 (29.41%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (23.53%) Ericsson
8 4 (23.53%) SNMP
8 4 (23.53%) Nagios

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (11.76%) Site Server
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (41.18%) AutoCAD
3 5 (29.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 5 (29.41%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (17.65%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 2 (11.76%) Adobe SpeedGrade
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SNMP
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) German Language
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Broadcast Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Production Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Animator
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Junior
3 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) BBC
1 8 (47.06%) iDTV
2 2 (11.76%) Animation
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.76%) IPTV
2 2 (11.76%) New Media
2 2 (11.76%) RIA
2 2 (11.76%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Vista
2 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Asset Management
2 9 (52.94%) Change Control
2 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
3 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Iconography
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Android Development
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) StorNext
1 11 (64.71%) Xsan
2 7 (41.18%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Adobe
2 11 (64.71%) Apple
3 8 (47.06%) Autodesk
4 4 (23.53%) Ericsson
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Arqiva
6 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
6 2 (11.76%) BT
6 2 (11.76%) Canon
6 2 (11.76%) Google
6 2 (11.76%) Virgin Media