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 28 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.

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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sony
UK
Rank 588 627 602
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -25
Contract jobs citing Sony 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.015% 0.036% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £395 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -3.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £415 -
% change year-on-year
-4.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
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
20244 22187 23474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 43.33% 45.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12562 13276 13436
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 837 949
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £55.00 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 6 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 28 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
England +13 3 £395 +25.39% 12
Reading +18 1 £415 -
South East +16 1 £415 - 2
Berkshire +14 1 £415 - 1
London +13 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 3

Sony
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Security Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft