The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 24 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 Bristol 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - 46 61
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.19% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.50% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
332 200 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.97% 37.38% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 118 170
Average daily rate £375 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.18 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -28.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Sun
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) Radio Access Network
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks