The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Glasgow 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - 69 56
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.13% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.30% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £450 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
333 335 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.06% 42.62% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 138 151
Average daily rate £324 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.32% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (66.67%) Sun Certification
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) EJB
3 4 (66.67%) JSP
3 4 (66.67%) Servlets
3 4 (66.67%) Struts
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) OCPJP
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) JSF
3 4 (66.67%) JSTL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Ant
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
5 2 (33.33%) JAAS
5 2 (33.33%) JMS
5 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) Kerberos

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) X.509
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) PVCS
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
3 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) EJB
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) Servlets
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) JSF
2 4 (66.67%) JSTL
3 2 (33.33%) Tapestry
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Sun Certification
1 4 (66.67%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OpenSSO
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) ForgeRock