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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
England / East of England
Rank 117 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Sun 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.042% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.094% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £158 - £259
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 - £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £172 - £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £35.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £52.50 £35.71
% change year-on-year
-80.95% +47.00%

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
898 1067 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 43.61% 45.21% 50.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 609 688
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 130
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £12.35 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £57.50 £33.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire - 3 £158 -
Essex - 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 5 (45.45%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 5 (45.45%) PVCS
3 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) SCCM
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) IOS XR
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
2 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) PVCS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) RAD
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) ForgeRock
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware