The table below looks at the statistics for SCSA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - 638 -
Contract jobs citing SCSA 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.028% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11608 10575 10550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 18.91% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7260 6166 6122
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 549 494
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.62% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCSA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCSA within the UK.

SCSA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCSA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCSA within the UK.

SCSA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK