The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Certification
England / South East
Rank 236 244 251
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.15% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.55% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £415
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -21.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £37.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £35.71

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2186 2374 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.70% 27.67% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1416 1264
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 126 104
Median hourly rate £23.19 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +21 4 £425 -5.55%
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £360 +15.20%
Surrey +10 1 £425 -11.77%
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) JBoss
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) ATM
4 2 (22.22%) Broadband
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) ATM
1 2 (22.22%) Broadband
1 2 (22.22%) DSLAM
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) PPP
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) JUnit
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Java EE
2 2 (22.22%) JPA
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSD
2 2 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) SOLID
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SCSA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Huawei
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas