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 17 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.

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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sony
UK
Rank 594 609 610
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Sony 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.042% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £365 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £415 -
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
20350 21582 22699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.46% 43.26% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12452 12661 13331
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 863 1010
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 2 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 17 January 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 +6 1 - - 15
London +5 1 - - 8

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (50.00%) ISO27002
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

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 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO27002
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) QA