The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - 52 45
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.19% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.43% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 9
Median daily rate - £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £11.63 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+188.04% -66.93%
Sun
South West

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

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
203 247 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.56% 49.11% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 136 114
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £201 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 29
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -31.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £42.50 £44.50
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 Gloucestershire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Swing
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) SWT
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Swing
1 1 (100.00%) SWT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase