The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 72 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £381 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.26% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £32.90 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-12.61% +38.52%
Sun
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
469 355 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.85% 42.62% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 153 169
Average daily rate £463 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 26
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.53 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.58% +61.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Knutsford - - - -
Sun
North West

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) UNIX
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) IIS
5 7 (43.75%) LDAP
5 7 (43.75%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
7 5 (31.25%) AIX
7 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Solaris
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix
8 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
9 3 (18.75%) FlexPod
9 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
9 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 3 (18.75%) IBM
9 3 (18.75%) MS Office
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) Migration

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) LDAP
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ODBC
2 1 (6.25%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) FlexPod
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) AIX
5 4 (25.00%) Solaris
6 2 (12.50%) HPUX
6 2 (12.50%) SUSE
6 2 (12.50%) Debian
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy
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