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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 15 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.27% 1.02% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.11 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+90.56% -27.27%
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 Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
45 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 56.96% 57.14% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 30
Average daily rate £345 £338 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix