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 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 88 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Sun 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.42% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 1.16% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£263 £265 £70
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +278.57%
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%
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
656 516 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.70% 36.24% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 243 295
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 49
Average hourly rate £16.83 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
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 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
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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Leicestershire - 2 £263 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 2
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) JBoss
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) AIX
5 4 (36.36%) HPUX
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) FCoE
6 3 (27.27%) High Availability
6 3 (27.27%) KVM
6 3 (27.27%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (27.27%) C-shell
6 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (27.27%) PlateSpin

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 3 (27.27%) iPlanet
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) FCoE
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Checkstyle
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) QUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) Java EE
2 2 (18.18%) JSTL
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss Seam
2 2 (18.18%) JPA
2 2 (18.18%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) EJB
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Struts
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) JMS
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Grid Computing
4 1 (9.09%) EPoS
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) IVR
4 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) HPUX
4 3 (27.27%) SUSE
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
3 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) Korn
2 3 (27.27%) C-shell
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) HND
1 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
1 2 (18.18%) OCMJD
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Samba
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (27.27%) KVM
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) CA Endevor
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) PlateSpin
3 3 (27.27%) Veritas
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos
4 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
4 2 (18.18%) Opsware
4 2 (18.18%) hybris
4 2 (18.18%) Endeca
5 1 (9.09%) Perforce
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix