The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Certification
England / South West
Rank - 142 139
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.034% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.10% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £463 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
847 995 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.39% 34.02% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 630 543
Median daily rate £413 £383 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 80 56
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £45.90 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South West