The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Certification
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.54% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £415
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +27.93%

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
232 250 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.48% 27.14% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 144 126
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 8
Median hourly rate £43.28 £45.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +61.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.79 £18.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) xDSL
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
1 2 (33.33%) Broadband
1 2 (33.33%) DSLAM
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) PPP
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SCSA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Huawei
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas