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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 62 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% - 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £330 - £100
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.26% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £11.63 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+188.04% -66.93%
Sun
South West

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
322 307 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.54% 37.35% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 202 269
Median daily rate £363 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 30
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £25.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Sun.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat