The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 April 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 425 424
Contract jobs citing Sony 0 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.043% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.11% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £415 -
% change year-on-year -4.81% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +96.42%  
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8553 9482 9916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.55% 41.21% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6410 6398
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 220
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £10.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.59 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

Sony
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Sony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sony in London

Sony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sony in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 London region with a requirement for Sony.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing

Sony
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Security Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management