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 29 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 36 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.78% 1.45% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £335 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £18.00 £32.90
% change year-on-year
+183.33% -45.28%
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
73 88 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.40% 63.77% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 51
Average daily rate £393 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £15.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 2016, 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%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Progress