The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.31% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+38.52% +10.46%
Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 99 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 41.38% 49.25% 48.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 54
Average daily rate £370 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £208 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £457 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £29.17 £12.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.36% -50.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Sun
Scotland

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun across the Aberdeen region.

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Sun
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sun.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) VMware