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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 185 175 177
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Sun 12 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.97% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 32
Average daily rate
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£410 £458 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £365 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £515 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.35 £43.75 £24.67
% change year-on-year
-80.92% +77.34%
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London

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
2371 2685 3294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.01% 45.52% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1856 2270
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 94
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) UNIX
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) Oracle
4 12 (40.00%) HP
4 12 (40.00%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) LDAP
7 8 (26.67%) Solaris
8 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (23.33%) Servlets
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) Java
8 7 (23.33%) Project Management
9 6 (20.00%) General Ledger
9 6 (20.00%) XML
9 6 (20.00%) Resource Management
9 6 (20.00%) QA
9 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (16.67%) BeanShell
10 5 (16.67%) SailPoint
10 5 (16.67%) Usability Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.67%) SPML
10 5 (16.67%) AIX
10 5 (16.67%) Cognos
10 5 (16.67%) JavaScript

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) LDAP
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) Data Mart
6 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Solvency II Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX Support
5 1 (3.33%) Senior UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
1 7 (23.33%) Servlets
2 6 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) SOAP
3 5 (16.67%) SPML
3 5 (16.67%) SailPoint
3 5 (16.67%) JSP
4 4 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) CGI
5 2 (6.67%) JNDI
6 1 (3.33%) MDX
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (6.67%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) UNIX
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (26.67%) Solaris
5 5 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) VMS
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 5 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) BeanShell
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) VBA
5 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) Korn
6 1 (3.33%) C-shell
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CCNP
1 2 (6.67%) CCNA
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) Solvency II
3 2 (6.67%) GAAP
4 1 (3.33%) SLA
4 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.33%) Samba
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) Sybase
3 5 (16.67%) Cognos
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Veritas
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Remedy
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) BMC
7 1 (3.33%) NetIQ
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (3.33%) F5
7 1 (3.33%) Nintex
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