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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 78 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 0.74% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.10% +5.55%
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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
425 404 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.05% 34.04% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 208 140
Average daily rate £396 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £180.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 29 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Sun Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (12.50%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Agresso
1 1 (12.50%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Support
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Sun Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) CODA
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Charles River
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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