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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 154 181 179
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Contract jobs citing Sun 10 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.69% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 17
Median daily rate £388 £503 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.88% +18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £640 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -56.36%
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
1341 2473 2651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.37% 42.48% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 1834 1842
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 68 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £41.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) HP
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 7 (36.84%) Solaris
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) LDAP
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (26.32%) Puppet
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (21.05%) BladeLogic
7 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
7 4 (21.05%) SystemTap
7 4 (21.05%) Ansible
7 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) KVM
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (21.05%) Dell
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Back Office

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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Misys Opics
2 1 (5.26%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) 3G
3 1 (5.26%) 4G
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) BODI
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Back Office
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.53%) Front Office
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (5.26%) Billing
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Unix Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Siebel Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Billing Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Billing Support
4 1 (5.26%) Billing Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) JMS
2 2 (10.53%) JSP
2 2 (10.53%) Servlets
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) EJB
3 1 (5.26%) FpML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) JDBC
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) ODBC
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Hedge funds
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
1 7 (36.84%) Solaris
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITSM
5 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) SystemTap
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) BeanShell
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) ES6
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) Tcl
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MAPM
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) RHCA
3 1 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) Samba
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) BladeLogic
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) OpenView
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (5.26%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) HP
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) Siebel
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Infor
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Misys
5 2 (10.53%) OpenLink
5 2 (10.53%) Trayport
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Sybase
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas