The first table below looks at the demand for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 23 April 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 North West 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank - 115 122
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.87% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £37.40 -
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
633 460 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.03% 18.71% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 202 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £153 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 36 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.52 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% -2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the North West