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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 27 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.74% 1.20% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-56.36% +37.50%
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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
89 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 65.44% 68.67% 60.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 44 38
Average daily rate £381 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £140 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £27.78 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Information Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Tandem
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) PVCS
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (33.33%) FishEye
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Tandem
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian