The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 62 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Sun 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £438 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.50% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £22.13 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+48.70% +2.90%
Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
356 306 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.38% 51.00% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 126 172
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 47
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Sun
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 5 £438 - 5
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) UNIX
2 19 (95.00%) Solaris
2 19 (95.00%) Tomcat
2 19 (95.00%) Java
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 17 (85.00%) Sybase
4 15 (75.00%) J2EE
4 15 (75.00%) Perl
4 15 (75.00%) Finance
5 14 (70.00%) CGI
6 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (60.00%) OO
8 11 (55.00%) Oracle
8 11 (55.00%) Subversion
9 8 (40.00%) J2SE
9 8 (40.00%) Apache
9 8 (40.00%) UML
9 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
9 8 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
10 7 (35.00%) Clustering
10 7 (35.00%) TDD
10 7 (35.00%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
11 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
12 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
12 5 (25.00%) Scrum
12 5 (25.00%) WebLogic

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (95.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (40.00%) Apache
3 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Subversion
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Programmer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Programmer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) J2EE
2 14 (70.00%) CGI
3 8 (40.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) UNIX
2 19 (95.00%) Solaris
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) UML
3 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) OOD
8 1 (5.00%) Network Management
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) KVM
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Sybase
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
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