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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sony over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sony
Rank 647 634 601
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -33
Contract jobs citing Sony 14 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.032% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £340 £180 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £185 £195
% change year-on-year
- -5.12%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24337 25104 24254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.05% 44.07% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14903 14727 13393
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 819 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Sony
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Sony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sony within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +2 14 £340 +88.88% 8
London -3 8 £340 +94.28% 4
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
City of London +46 1 £340 - 1

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sony.

1 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) Adobe
2 9 (37.50%) Apple
2 9 (37.50%) Autodesk
2 9 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 9 (37.50%) Xsan
2 9 (37.50%) StorNext
2 9 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (29.17%) Change Control
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Virgin Media
4 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) BBC
4 6 (25.00%) Internet
4 6 (25.00%) CSS3
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5

Sony
Top Related IT Skills 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 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (20.83%) AutoCAD
3 4 (16.67%) Mingle
4 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.33%) MS Office
4 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (20.83%) SNMP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (8.33%) Toad
2 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Production Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) CSS3
3 6 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.83%) React
5 4 (16.67%) J2EE
5 4 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) Flash
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) .NET
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (25.00%) BBC
2 5 (20.83%) PlayStation
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.33%) IPTV
3 2 (8.33%) New Media
3 2 (8.33%) RIA
3 2 (8.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
1 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Change Control
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) StorNext
1 9 (37.50%) Xsan
2 5 (20.83%) KVM
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Nagios
2 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Adobe
1 9 (37.50%) Apple
1 9 (37.50%) Autodesk
2 7 (29.17%) Virgin Media
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Arqiva
5 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 2 (8.33%) BT
5 2 (8.33%) Ericsson
5 2 (8.33%) Sage
5 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (8.33%) Siebel
6 1 (4.17%) Samsung