Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Sun Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 376 387
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 -12
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 8 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.012% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.047% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
South East median daily rate £475 - £413
10th Percentile £425 - £313
90th Percentile £495 - £466
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £40.75

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3711 4270 5207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.20% 25.89% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2122 2622 3099
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £255 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 215 249
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.91 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £50.35
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Sun Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in the South East

Sun Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun Certification in the South East

Sun Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun Certification in the South East

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 5 £475 -
Surrey - 4 £475 -
Sun Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Sybase
4 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Informix
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

Sun Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy
1 2 (25.00%) Sun
1 2 (25.00%) Sybase