The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
London / City of London
Rank 139 147 171
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.22% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.55% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 14
Median daily rate £375 £400 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £380 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £52.50 £35.71
% change year-on-year
-58.57% +47.00%

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1227 1273 2229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.09% 39.91% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 948 1643
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £10.40 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sun.

1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) Financial Institution
3 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
4 6 (35.29%) Threat Detection
4 6 (35.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (35.29%) SANS
4 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
4 6 (35.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (35.29%) Network Design
4 6 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (35.29%) Retail
4 6 (35.29%) Asset Management
4 6 (35.29%) Network Security
4 6 (35.29%) Legal
4 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 6 (35.29%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (35.29%) GIAC
4 6 (35.29%) Fixed Income
4 6 (35.29%) Information Security
4 6 (35.29%) GCIA
4 6 (35.29%) GCIH
4 6 (35.29%) Equities
4 6 (35.29%) SQL

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (35.29%) Network Security
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Financial Institution
3 6 (35.29%) Legal
3 6 (35.29%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Excel Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) Equities
2 6 (35.29%) Fixed Income
2 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (35.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
1 9 (52.94%) Unix
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (35.29%) Asset Management
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
2 6 (35.29%) Threat Detection
2 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Contract Management
5 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CISM
1 6 (35.29%) CISSP
1 6 (35.29%) CNA
1 6 (35.29%) GCIA
1 6 (35.29%) GCIH
1 6 (35.29%) GIAC
1 6 (35.29%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (35.29%) Novell Certification
1 6 (35.29%) SANS
2 3 (17.65%) AAT
3 2 (11.76%) ACCA
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Hyperion
2 2 (11.76%) Juniper
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Reuters
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Capita
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) VMware