The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 27 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.41% - 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £32.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-45.28% +60.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
92 75 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 64.79% 72.82% 49.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 49 19
Average daily rate £400 £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £287 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) XML

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix