The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.34% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.65% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £52.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
-80.95% +39.53%

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
318 295 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.70% 47.35% 48.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 152 153
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £177 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.63 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £18.50 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sun
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sun.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya