The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 125 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.73% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £419 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -5.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £15.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -41.17%
Sun
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1205 1239 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.98% 48.78% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 615 558
Median daily rate £400 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 42 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +20.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £13.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.92 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sun
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sun 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 3 (75.00%) Brocade
1 3 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) StorageTek
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Infor SunSystems

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Infor SunSystems
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) EMC Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) SAN Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) SAN Support
1 3 (75.00%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Storage Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Brocade
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft