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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 91 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 1.22% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -56.36%
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
596 409 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.98% 28.46% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 197 213
Median daily rate £405 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £158 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
Median hourly rate £15.82 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.46% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.21 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £46.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Sun.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
2 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) International Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) XenMobile
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (42.86%) Skype
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Informix
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Informix
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Support
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Support
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (42.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) VMware