The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.34% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £158 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £6.86 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £50.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +42.14%

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
246 328 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.34% 55.97% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 161 206
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £7.32 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.29 £36.00 £32.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £158 -
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) PKI
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Presales
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) RAD
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) OLTP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Presales
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) RAD
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) OpenView
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) BMC
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) SAP