The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 70 42 69
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% 3.07% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 7.59% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Average daily rate
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- £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
- -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £50.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.10% +5.55%
Sun
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
358 237 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 45.66% 40.44% 51.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 112 173
Average daily rate £350 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £125 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 64
Average hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +212.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - - - -
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
1 14 (93.33%) J2EE
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
1 14 (93.33%) Solaris
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
1 14 (93.33%) UML
1 14 (93.33%) Tomcat
1 14 (93.33%) J2SE
1 14 (93.33%) Multithreading
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
2 13 (86.67%) WebLogic
2 13 (86.67%) Atlassian
3 12 (80.00%) Finance
4 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (53.33%) Scrum
6 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (53.33%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (33.33%) OO
7 5 (33.33%) Clustering
7 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 4 (26.67%) Internet
8 4 (26.67%) Advertising
8 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) Mathematics

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (93.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (86.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Design Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Principal Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) J2EE
1 14 (93.33%) J2SE
2 3 (20.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
1 14 (93.33%) Solaris
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) UML
1 14 (93.33%) Multithreading
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (53.33%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee