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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 175 195 175
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Contract jobs citing Sun 27 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.87% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 33
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £364 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.43% +2.55%
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
2691 3328 3242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.31% 45.65% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1945 2323 2259
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 92 87
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) Solaris
4 17 (34.69%) Linux
4 17 (34.69%) UNIX
5 16 (32.65%) Banking
6 11 (22.45%) Oracle
7 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
7 9 (18.37%) HP
7 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
8 8 (16.33%) Veritas
8 8 (16.33%) Windows
9 7 (14.29%) Cognos
9 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.29%) IBM
9 7 (14.29%) Migration
9 7 (14.29%) Firewall
9 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (12.24%) Replication
10 6 (12.24%) SAN
10 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (12.24%) LDAP
10 6 (12.24%) Sybase
10 6 (12.24%) Perl
11 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
11 5 (10.20%) DNS
11 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.04%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (12.24%) SAN
2 6 (12.24%) LDAP
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
4 4 (8.16%) Network Security
5 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.08%) SSH
7 1 (2.04%) X.500
7 1 (2.04%) LAN
7 1 (2.04%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) VLAN
7 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.16%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (8.16%) DB2
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.08%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
1 2 (4.08%) Maven
1 2 (4.08%) Hudson
1 2 (4.08%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
General
1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (2.04%) Front Office
6 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) DBA
2 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.20%) Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Sybase DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Business Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) JMS
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) J2EE
2 2 (4.08%) EJB
2 2 (4.08%) JSP
2 2 (4.08%) Servlets
2 2 (4.08%) Struts
2 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.08%) Spring
2 2 (4.08%) JSF
2 2 (4.08%) Ajax
2 2 (4.08%) Spring MVC
2 2 (4.08%) ICEfaces
2 2 (4.08%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.04%) YAML
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.04%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Replication
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.12%) CLARiiON
4 3 (6.12%) Symmetrix
5 2 (4.08%) Derivative
5 2 (4.08%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
6 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.04%) CESG
6 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Solaris
2 17 (34.69%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) UNIX
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) HPUX
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (8.16%) Change Management
2 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.16%) Information Management
2 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.12%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (6.12%) Change Control
3 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.12%) Information Security
3 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
3 3 (6.12%) Security Management
3 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
3 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.08%) SOA
4 2 (4.08%) ETL
4 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Perl
3 4 (8.16%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) CNA
1 3 (6.12%) Novell Certification
1 3 (6.12%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (6.12%) GIAC
1 3 (6.12%) GCIA
1 3 (6.12%) CISSP
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.04%) OCP
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) NFS
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.08%) RHEV
2 1 (2.04%) Squid
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
2 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.04%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) OpenSSO
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
1 2 (4.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.04%) Control-M
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.37%) HP
3 8 (16.33%) Veritas
4 7 (14.29%) Cognos
4 7 (14.29%) IBM
5 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.24%) Sybase
6 4 (8.16%) VMware
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco
7 3 (6.12%) EMC
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix
8 2 (4.08%) BEA
8 2 (4.08%) Murex
8 2 (4.08%) Netezza
9 1 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (2.04%) SunGard
9 1 (2.04%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) Apple
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