The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - 18 23
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 2.00% 7.30%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.23% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £426 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £12.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+179.16% -65.88%
Sun
Gloucestershire

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

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.90% 62.00% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 41
Median daily rate £394 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £110 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £41.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.90% +79.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham