The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 88 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Sun 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.74% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £263 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -0.94%
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
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
595 675 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.04% 42.51% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 367 259
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £178 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 68
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.83 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +21.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £47.50 £35.85
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 the East Midlands

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 4 £410 -
Leicestershire +3 1 £77 -70.66%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Sun.

1 13 (65.00%) Java
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) J2EE
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) JUnit
4 9 (45.00%) Sun Certification
4 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (45.00%) Selenium
5 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) Spring
5 8 (40.00%) Change Management
5 8 (40.00%) Middleware
5 8 (40.00%) IBM
5 8 (40.00%) AIX
5 8 (40.00%) Solaris
5 8 (40.00%) Unix
5 8 (40.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Struts
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
6 7 (35.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Maven
7 6 (30.00%) Validation
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) JSP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) AquaLogic
2 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (20.00%) Tuxedo
2 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) JUnit
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (15.00%) Ant
4 3 (15.00%) Checkstyle
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) QUnit
4 3 (15.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Back Office
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
1 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Unix Technical Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) AIX Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) J2EE
2 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (40.00%) Middleware
3 8 (40.00%) Spring
4 7 (35.00%) Struts
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) JSP
6 4 (20.00%) Servlets
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) EJB
7 3 (15.00%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) Java EE
7 3 (15.00%) JBoss Seam
7 3 (15.00%) JMS
7 3 (15.00%) JPA
7 3 (15.00%) JSTL
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) AIX
2 8 (40.00%) Solaris
2 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) OS/390
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Change Management
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (20.00%) QMS
3 4 (20.00%) Release Management
3 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Security Management
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Sun Certification
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) OCMJD
5 1 (5.00%) HND
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (20.00%) Foglight
1 4 (20.00%) nmon
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Axway
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) EMC
3 4 (20.00%) Fujitsu
3 4 (20.00%) Intel
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) Endeca