The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 114 136 119
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing Sun 12 7 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.22% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.49% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 22
Median daily rate £490 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.84% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £258 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £413 £394
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £7.19 £38.11
% change year-on-year
+400.69% -81.13%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1259 1438 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.86% 45.90% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 799 798
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 135 139
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.94 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% -14.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Norfolk - 6 £490 -
Hertfordshire +8 3 £600 +79.10%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £475 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 of England region with a requirement for Sun.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Solaris
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Six Sigma
4 7 (53.85%) Unix
4 7 (53.85%) Project Management
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 6 (46.15%) AIX
5 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) JSP
5 6 (46.15%) BIG-IP
5 6 (46.15%) F5
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
5 6 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
6 5 (38.46%) JSP 440
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (23.08%) SQL

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) iPlanet
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Lawson
1 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) BIG-IP
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) OLTP
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) JProfiler
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) YourKit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Architect
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Business Finance Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Lean Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) SAML
3 1 (7.69%) Akka
3 1 (7.69%) AWT
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Guava
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Servlets
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Struts
3 1 (7.69%) Swing
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Solaris
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Unix
4 6 (46.15%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) HPUX
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
1 7 (53.85%) Six Sigma
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Presales
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
5 2 (15.38%) RAD
5 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) JSP 440
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (15.38%) OpenView
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) F5
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) BEA
5 2 (15.38%) BMC
5 2 (15.38%) CODA
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Sage
6 1 (7.69%) SAP