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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 157 143 180
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +37
Contract jobs citing Sun 9 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.82% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 17
Median daily rate - £444 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £12.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+179.16% -65.88%
Sun
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
1345 1345 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.50% 39.40% 43.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 1023 1828
Median daily rate £450 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 70
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £26.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
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 10 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sun.

1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (40.00%) Network Security
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) Equities
5 6 (40.00%) GCIA
5 6 (40.00%) GCIH
5 6 (40.00%) Banking
5 6 (40.00%) Retail
5 6 (40.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (40.00%) Network Design
5 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) CISSP
5 6 (40.00%) CNA
5 6 (40.00%) Novell Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (40.00%) GIAC
5 6 (40.00%) Legal
5 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (40.00%) Fixed Income
5 6 (40.00%) CISM

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 6 (40.00%) Legal
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (13.33%) EJB
1 2 (13.33%) FpML
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) JDBC
1 2 (13.33%) JMS
1 2 (13.33%) JSP
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) ODBC
1 2 (13.33%) Servlets
1 2 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) Equities
2 6 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Unix
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Network Design
2 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 6 (40.00%) Threat Detection
2 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Process Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISM
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
1 6 (40.00%) CNA
1 6 (40.00%) GCIA
1 6 (40.00%) GCIH
1 6 (40.00%) GIAC
1 6 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (40.00%) Novell Certification
1 6 (40.00%) SANS
2 1 (6.67%) AAT
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) KVM
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) Reuters
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) VMware