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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 121 123 114
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.041% 0.40% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.79% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 15
Median daily rate £350 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £12.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -52.94%
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
1188 1392 1412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.19% 50.31% 47.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 765 686
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 114
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 May 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
Bedfordshire +2 1 £350 +84.21%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Guava
2 1 (50.00%) Akka

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Akka
1 1 (50.00%) Guava
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) WorldPay