The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Sun Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Certification
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - - 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £458
% change year-on-year +30.76% -29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.25

Sun Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 114 83 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 26.82% 18.28% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 46 53
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £828 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +8.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £44.90 £35.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £150.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in Essex

Sun Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sun Certification in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun Certification in Essex

Sun Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun Certification in Essex

Sun Certification
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification 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 Essex region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) PVCS
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) PVCS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Sun