The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 461 481 409
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -72
Contract jobs citing Sun 153 134 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.63% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 66 132
Median daily rate £350 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 14
Median hourly rate £33.50 £11.63 £33.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.04% -64.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £6.90 £17.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £44.15 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £11.63 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+188.04% -66.93%
Sun
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21058 21270 23397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.38% 42.49% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12962 12663 14084
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 898 1153
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in England

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sun
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Sun Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Sun
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
London +1 50 £450 -10.00% 13
North East -2 37 £330 +9.09% 1
South East +10 24 £385 -5.52% 3
North West +4 11 £375 - 1
Yorkshire +19 9 £350 - 2
South West +10 9 £350 -24.32%
East of England +4 8 £318 -
West Midlands -16 3 - - 3
East Midlands -20 3 £263 -38.23% 1
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 England region with a requirement for Sun.

1 213 (64.74%) Unix
2 194 (58.97%) Oracle
3 178 (54.10%) Linux
4 173 (52.58%) Solaris
5 129 (39.21%) Windows
6 116 (35.26%) Red Hat
7 95 (28.88%) Finance
8 92 (27.96%) Java
9 86 (26.14%) Veritas
10 85 (25.84%) ITIL
11 78 (23.71%) WebLogic
12 75 (22.80%) AIX
13 74 (22.49%) IBM
14 73 (22.19%) SQL
14 73 (22.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 72 (21.88%) VMware
16 70 (21.28%) Firewall
16 70 (21.28%) SAN
17 69 (20.97%) HP
18 68 (20.67%) LDAP
19 66 (20.06%) Cisco
20 62 (18.84%) Perl
21 61 (18.54%) J2EE
21 61 (18.54%) High Availability
22 58 (17.63%) TCP/IP
23 56 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
24 55 (16.72%) Security Cleared
25 49 (14.89%) F5
26 47 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
27 46 (13.98%) Clustering

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in 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 78 (23.71%) WebLogic
2 45 (13.68%) WebSphere
3 43 (13.07%) Apache
4 42 (12.77%) iPlanet
4 42 (12.77%) JBoss
5 38 (11.55%) Oracle Application Server
6 37 (11.25%) Tomcat
7 27 (8.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (4.26%) Tuxedo
9 13 (3.95%) MQSeries
10 11 (3.34%) AquaLogic
10 11 (3.34%) IIS
10 11 (3.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 10 (3.04%) MS Exchange
12 9 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (2.43%) FileNet
14 7 (2.13%) Confluence
15 6 (1.82%) GlassFish
16 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 12 (3.65%) MS Office
2 9 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.34%) OpenText MBPM
2 8 (2.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (1.82%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.52%) RMDS
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.91%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.91%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.91%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.30%) Lawson
6 1 (0.30%) Maximo
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.52%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.22%) Office 365
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 70 (21.28%) Firewall
1 70 (21.28%) SAN
2 68 (20.67%) LDAP
3 58 (17.63%) TCP/IP
4 39 (11.85%) DNS
5 27 (8.21%) NAS
5 27 (8.21%) SSL
6 25 (7.60%) BIG-IP
7 18 (5.47%) LAN
8 16 (4.86%) WAN
9 15 (4.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (4.56%) Network Security
10 13 (3.95%) SSH
11 12 (3.65%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (3.34%) FTP
13 10 (3.04%) DHCP
14 8 (2.43%) Kerberos
14 8 (2.43%) SNMP
15 7 (2.13%) VoIP
15 7 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.73%) Oracle Database
3 19 (5.78%) MySQL
4 17 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.65%) OLTP
7 11 (3.34%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.82%) VLDB
12 5 (1.52%) SAP HANA
12 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.22%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (3.04%) JIRA
2 9 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.43%) ProC
4 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.52%) PVCS
6 4 (1.22%) Eclipse RCP
6 4 (1.22%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.22%) JUnit
6 4 (1.22%) Subversion
7 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.61%) Introscope
7 2 (0.61%) JMeter
7 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.61%) Toad
8 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 95 (28.88%) Finance
2 35 (10.64%) Banking
3 16 (4.86%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.56%) Legal
5 11 (3.34%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.74%) Retail
7 6 (1.82%) Back Office
7 6 (1.82%) Front Office
8 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.91%) Automotive
10 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.61%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) International Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (23.71%) Administrator
2 48 (14.59%) Unix Administrator
3 41 (12.46%) Systems Administrator
4 31 (9.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 29 (8.81%) Analyst
6 27 (8.21%) Developer
7 24 (7.29%) Solaris Administrator
8 23 (6.99%) Architect
8 23 (6.99%) Linux Administrator
9 22 (6.69%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (4.56%) Consultant
10 15 (4.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 15 (4.56%) Unix Engineer
11 14 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.95%) Java Developer
13 12 (3.65%) Support Analyst
14 11 (3.34%) Applications Support
14 11 (3.34%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (3.34%) Solaris Engineer
15 10 (3.04%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (18.54%) J2EE
2 27 (8.21%) Middleware
3 22 (6.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 20 (6.08%) JSP
5 16 (4.86%) XML
6 13 (3.95%) Software Packaging
7 12 (3.65%) HTML
8 11 (3.34%) IBM Integration Bus
9 10 (3.04%) SAML
10 9 (2.74%) Spring
10 9 (2.74%) Web Services
11 8 (2.43%) .NET
11 8 (2.43%) EJB
11 8 (2.43%) Swing
12 7 (2.13%) OAuth
12 7 (2.13%) OpenID
12 7 (2.13%) SailPoint
12 7 (2.13%) SOAP
12 7 (2.13%) SPML
13 6 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.98%) Clustering
2 37 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (9.42%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 15 (4.56%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.65%) Replication
6 11 (3.34%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.43%) DataPower
7 8 (2.43%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.13%) Equities
8 7 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.82%) PKI
9 6 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.82%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.82%) Symmetrix
9 6 (1.82%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 213 (64.74%) Unix
2 178 (54.10%) Linux
3 173 (52.58%) Solaris
4 129 (39.21%) Windows
5 75 (22.80%) AIX
6 73 (22.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (13.68%) Windows Server
8 34 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (6.69%) HPUX
9 22 (6.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (5.78%) SUSE
11 11 (3.34%) OS/390
12 8 (2.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.22%) VMS
14 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (25.84%) ITIL
2 61 (18.54%) High Availability
3 45 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (11.85%) Load Balancing
5 38 (11.55%) Configuration Management
6 33 (10.03%) Change Management
7 32 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (9.42%) ITIL V3
9 30 (9.12%) Problem Management
10 29 (8.81%) Service Delivery
11 28 (8.51%) Change Control
12 27 (8.21%) Migration
13 26 (7.90%) Project Management
14 22 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (6.69%) Release Management
15 20 (6.08%) OO
16 19 (5.78%) DevOps
16 19 (5.78%) Kalman Filter
16 19 (5.78%) Service Management
17 18 (5.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 92 (27.96%) Java
2 73 (22.19%) SQL
3 62 (18.84%) Perl
4 36 (10.94%) Shell Script
5 24 (7.29%) Python
6 20 (6.08%) C
7 16 (4.86%) C++
8 15 (4.56%) Bash Shell
8 15 (4.56%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.65%) Korn
10 11 (3.34%) JavaScript
11 10 (3.04%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.13%) SystemTap
13 6 (1.82%) Ruby
14 5 (1.52%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.52%) C-shell
15 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.61%) C#
16 2 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (16.72%) Security Cleared
2 39 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.47%) Sun Certification
4 15 (4.56%) Degree
5 8 (2.43%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.13%) CISM
6 7 (2.13%) CISSP
6 7 (2.13%) CNA
6 7 (2.13%) GCIA
6 7 (2.13%) GCIH
6 7 (2.13%) GIAC
6 7 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (2.13%) Novell Certification
6 7 (2.13%) SANS
7 3 (0.91%) CCNP
7 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.61%) CCNA
8 2 (0.61%) RHCE
8 2 (0.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.95%) JSP 440
2 7 (2.13%) SLA
3 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (0.61%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 41 (12.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 34 (10.33%) Active Directory
4 34 (10.33%) NFS
5 20 (6.08%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (4.86%) Veritas File System
7 11 (3.34%) Samba
7 11 (3.34%) vSphere
8 8 (2.43%) KVM
9 7 (2.13%) Hyper-V
9 7 (2.13%) NDS
10 6 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 6 (1.82%) SRDF
11 5 (1.52%) Docker
11 5 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.52%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.52%) XenApp
11 5 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (13.37%) NetBackup
2 35 (10.64%) Puppet
3 27 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (6.69%) Oracle ZFS
5 20 (6.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 17 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 16 (4.86%) EMC NetWorker
8 15 (4.56%) OpenView
9 11 (3.34%) Nagios
9 11 (3.34%) OpenAM
10 10 (3.04%) Red Hat Satellite
10 10 (3.04%) SCOM
11 8 (2.43%) Control-M
11 8 (2.43%) SCCM
11 8 (2.43%) Tivoli
12 7 (2.13%) Ansible
12 7 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (1.82%) OpenSSO
14 4 (1.22%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (1.22%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 194 (58.97%) Oracle
2 116 (35.26%) Red Hat
3 86 (26.14%) Veritas
4 74 (22.49%) IBM
5 72 (21.88%) VMware
6 69 (20.97%) HP
7 66 (20.06%) Cisco
8 49 (14.89%) F5
9 40 (12.16%) Microsoft
10 26 (7.90%) EMC
11 25 (7.60%) NetApp
12 23 (6.99%) Brocade
13 20 (6.08%) SAP
14 19 (5.78%) Axway
15 16 (4.86%) Symantec
16 15 (4.56%) Sybase
17 13 (3.95%) BEA
18 10 (3.04%) CA
18 10 (3.04%) Citrix
18 10 (3.04%) Informatica
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