The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sony products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sony over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Sony
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 609 602
Rank change year-on-year +31 -7  
Contract jobs citing Sony 2 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.037% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.011% 0.083% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £115 £340 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.17% +40.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £185
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -

Sony is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18659 21671 22818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.91% 44.48% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11425 13607 13668
Median daily rate £427 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 720 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Sony
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Sony as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sony in England

Sony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sony in England

Sony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sony in England

Sony
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sony within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London -4 1 £115 -66.17% 1
South East - 1 - - 7
Sony
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for Sony.

1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Freshdesk
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

Sony
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Security Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Freshdesk
2 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (20.00%) Google