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

Sun Certification
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 132
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -20.83% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 316 753 517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.74% 25.67% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 432 255
Median daily rate £375 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 27
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Sun Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun Certification in Scotland