The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sony products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sony over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Sony Corporation.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sony
Rank 628 630 616
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Sony 12 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.020% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate £358 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24658 25241 24652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.14% 45.28% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15141 14341 13830
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1095 1052
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sony
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sony within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sony Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sony
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sony Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sony
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sony Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sony
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sony within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 12 £358 +10.00% 18
London -7 10 £300 -7.69% 8
Reading - 1 £415 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Berkshire - 1 £415 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
South East - 1 £415 - 2

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sony 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 Sony.

1 13 (61.90%) Adobe
2 12 (57.14%) Apple
3 11 (52.38%) Asset Management
3 11 (52.38%) Xsan
3 11 (52.38%) StorNext
4 9 (42.86%) Change Control
4 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 9 (42.86%) Service Management
4 9 (42.86%) ITIL
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Autodesk
5 8 (38.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (33.33%) KVM
6 7 (33.33%) AutoCAD
6 7 (33.33%) BBC
6 7 (33.33%) iDTV
7 6 (28.57%) Mac OS X
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Vista
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
8 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (23.81%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (23.81%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (19.05%) CSS
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (19.05%) SQL

Sony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sony 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 Sony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Site Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 5 (23.81%) Adobe After Effects
3 5 (23.81%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (14.29%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (9.52%) Adobe SpeedGrade
5 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SNMP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) IPv4
3 1 (4.76%) IPv6
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
1 1 (4.76%) French Language
1 1 (4.76%) German Language
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
1 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Broadcast Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Production Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) CSS3
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) HTML5
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) React
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) BBC
1 7 (33.33%) iDTV
2 2 (9.52%) Animation
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) IPTV
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) New Media
3 1 (4.76%) PlayStation
3 1 (4.76%) RIA
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Vista
2 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Asset Management
2 9 (42.86%) Change Control
2 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Service Management
3 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
3 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Iconography
7 1 (4.76%) Android Development
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.76%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (4.76%) Service Design
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) StorNext
1 11 (52.38%) Xsan
2 7 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Adobe
2 12 (57.14%) Apple
3 8 (38.10%) Autodesk
4 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Virgin Media
6 2 (9.52%) Arqiva
6 2 (9.52%) BT
6 2 (9.52%) Canon
6 2 (9.52%) Google
7 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.76%) Huawei
7 1 (4.76%) Nokia
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) ZTE
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