The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Basildon 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 2.33% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.31% -2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -37.00%
Vendors Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 53.49% 47.62% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 15
Average daily rate £488 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £27.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% -14.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) JAXB
2 5 (71.43%) Sun Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) AccuRev
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) Servlets
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) TopLink
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (14.29%) Java EE
6 1 (14.29%) Degree

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (14.29%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) XSLT
1 5 (71.43%) JAXB
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) TopLink
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) UML
1 5 (71.43%) OOD
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) COBOL
5 1 (14.29%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Sun Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) AccuRev
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat