The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.24% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -56.36%
Sun
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
175 139 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 42.37% 42.64% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 90 66
Median daily rate £375 £346 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 20
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.32 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.82% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun across the Coventry region.

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Coventry region.

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Sun.

1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Sun Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Validation
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) Servlets
3 4 (50.00%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (12.50%) Simpana
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
2 4 (50.00%) Struts
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) E-business
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (12.50%) Simpana
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Netezza
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) VMware