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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 62 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 9 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.12% - 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% - 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 12
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
402 335 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.81% 45.83% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 137 158
Average daily rate £350 £330 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 46
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 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 - 7 £450 - 6
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Solaris
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (92.31%) J2SE
3 11 (84.62%) UML
3 11 (84.62%) J2EE
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle
3 11 (84.62%) Finance
3 11 (84.62%) Multithreading
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle Linux
4 10 (76.92%) Atlassian
4 10 (76.92%) WebLogic
4 10 (76.92%) Perl
5 9 (69.23%) Sybase
5 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
6 8 (61.54%) OO
7 7 (53.85%) CGI
7 7 (53.85%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (53.85%) Clustering
7 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
8 6 (46.15%) Scrum
9 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (30.77%) Subversion
10 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
11 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (76.92%) WebLogic
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Architect
2 9 (69.23%) Java Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
4 4 (30.77%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) J2SE
2 11 (84.62%) J2EE
3 7 (53.85%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Solaris
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) UML
1 11 (84.62%) Multithreading
2 8 (61.54%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Atlassian
3 9 (69.23%) Sybase
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