The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 70 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.31% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+208.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.60 £33.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-71.54% +68.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
317 327 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.53% 40.17% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 235 121
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.95 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Sun
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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) BEA
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) ISA Server
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Ektron

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) BEA
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Ektron