The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 99 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.066% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £483 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £273
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +54.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Sun Certification
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
262 282 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.53% 18.58% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 134 75
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.61 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.72% +7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £35.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.10 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +34.00%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Sun Certification
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java