The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 33 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.41% - 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £7.19 £38.11
% change year-on-year
+400.69% -81.13%
Sun
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 218 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.55% 52.15% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 163 79
Median daily rate £350 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.58 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £18.80 £67.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Sun
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Sun.

1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3G Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 4G Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LTE Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson