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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 191 179 181
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Sun 17 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.95% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 29
Average daily rate
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£410 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £375 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £485 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-56.36% +37.50%
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
2524 2642 3144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.23% 45.08% 45.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1826 2202
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 42 114
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 July 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 July 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 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) Finance
3 14 (37.84%) UNIX
4 13 (35.14%) Oracle
5 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
5 12 (32.43%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (27.03%) Cognos
8 8 (21.62%) Windows
8 8 (21.62%) .NET
8 8 (21.62%) Solaris
8 8 (21.62%) IBM
8 8 (21.62%) HP
9 7 (18.92%) GAAP
9 7 (18.92%) QA
10 6 (16.22%) General Ledger
10 6 (16.22%) Data Mart
10 6 (16.22%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (16.22%) Solvency II
10 6 (16.22%) Migration
10 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.22%) Java
11 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
11 5 (13.51%) XML
11 5 (13.51%) ITIL
11 5 (13.51%) Banking
11 5 (13.51%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) Lync
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (13.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (5.41%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (2.70%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) LDAP
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) VLAN
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (8.11%) Multicast
3 2 (5.41%) IPsec
3 2 (5.41%) IGMP
3 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.41%) SNMP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) OSPF
3 2 (5.41%) BGP
3 2 (5.41%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.22%) Data Mart
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.11%) MySQL
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
6 2 (5.41%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.70%) Gradle
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) General Ledger
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Business Data Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Management Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) XML
2 5 (13.51%) SailPoint
3 4 (10.81%) JSP
4 3 (8.11%) Servlets
4 3 (8.11%) SOAP
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) SPML
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) MDX
6 1 (2.70%) Django
6 1 (2.70%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.70%) Tandem
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) UNIX
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 8 (21.62%) Solaris
4 3 (8.11%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.22%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
4 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.11%) Usability Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.11%) BeanShell
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.11%) VBA
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Tcl
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) Korn
6 1 (2.70%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) GAAP
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 6 (16.22%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.70%) Samba
2 1 (2.70%) Squid
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.41%) Iperf
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) Cognos
3 8 (21.62%) IBM
3 8 (21.62%) HP
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Sybase
5 3 (8.11%) Veritas
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) Nintex
7 1 (2.70%) Algorithmics
7 1 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) Splunk
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
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