The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 76 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.95% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £325 £338 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +27.35%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
449 525 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.86% 43.64% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 228 252
Median daily rate £425 £336 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.39% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £465 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 41
Median hourly rate £11.50 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £40.00 £29.00
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 Buckinghamshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 1 £325 -3.70%
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) JUnit
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Sun Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Validation
1 7 (87.50%) Hibernate
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
2 5 (62.50%) Servlets
2 5 (62.50%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) SnapVault
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas File System

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JUnit
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Hibernate
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
2 5 (62.50%) Servlets
2 5 (62.50%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics
2 1 (12.50%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas