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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 92 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.71% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£356 £70 £65
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+408.92% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £19.29
% change year-on-year
+89.47% +23.15%
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
754 708 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 48.06% 43.28% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 340 303
Average daily rate £375 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £120 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 52 74
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 1 £280 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) JSP
2 5 (50.00%) Servlets
2 5 (50.00%) Struts
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) JUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) Veritas
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JUnit
1 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) JSP
2 5 (50.00%) Servlets
2 5 (50.00%) Struts
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) EJB
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) J2SE
5 1 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Sun Certification
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) NFS
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) Veritas
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
Lincolnshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago