The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 68 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% - 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.60 £30.61 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-68.65% +53.06%
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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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
344 347 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.14% 42.37% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 133 134
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £24.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (25.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat