The table below looks at the statistics for SCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCSA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
289 276 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.39% 31.69% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 138 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £279 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 13
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.07 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.01% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.19 £59.00 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) ATM
1 6 (100.00%) Broadband
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) PPP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) xDSL
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) ATM
1 6 (100.00%) Broadband
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) PPP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei