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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
London / City of London
Rank 148 139 174
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Contract jobs citing Sun 8 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.92% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Median daily rate - £444 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £50.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +42.14%

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
1254 1198 2212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.09% 40.00% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 881 1625
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 52
Median hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.20 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £23.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (42.86%) CISM
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) CISSP
5 6 (42.86%) CNA
5 6 (42.86%) Novell Certification
5 6 (42.86%) Financial Institution
5 6 (42.86%) Legal
5 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 6 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (42.86%) GIAC
5 6 (42.86%) Fixed Income
5 6 (42.86%) Equities
5 6 (42.86%) Information Security
5 6 (42.86%) GCIA
5 6 (42.86%) GCIH
5 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 6 (42.86%) Network Design
5 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (42.86%) Retail
5 6 (42.86%) Asset Management

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 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Financial Institution
2 6 (42.86%) Legal
2 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Equities
2 6 (42.86%) Fixed Income
2 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Network Design
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 6 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 6 (42.86%) Threat Detection
2 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Process Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SystemTap
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISM
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
1 6 (42.86%) CNA
1 6 (42.86%) GCIA
1 6 (42.86%) GCIH
1 6 (42.86%) GIAC
1 6 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (42.86%) Novell Certification
1 6 (42.86%) SANS
2 2 (14.29%) AAT
3 1 (7.14%) ACCA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) KVM
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) Reuters
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.14%) VMware