The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 91 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.81% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 2.80% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Average daily rate £350 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £35.18 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -20.05%
Sun
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
493 393 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.74% 28.92% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 204 199
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.81% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) CODA
1 3 (50.00%) Sage
1 3 (50.00%) CODA-Financials
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Informix
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CODA
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Sage
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
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