The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 84 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £288 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+38.52% +10.46%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
466 283 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.98% 37.43% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 104 192
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £180.00 £42.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+321.05% +167.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Sun
Scotland

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 16 April 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 3 (50.00%) International Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (33.33%) HPUX
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) OpenROAD
6 1 (16.67%) DB2
6 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (16.67%) AIX
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) Informix
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (16.67%) Ingres
6 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) OpenROAD
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Informix
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Ingres
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) NetBeans
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) International Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Support
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) UML
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
1 1 (16.67%) OCPJP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ARM Information Security & Communications
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago