The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 15 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.56% - 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% - 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.11 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+90.56% -27.27%
Sun
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Vendors Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 29.69% 27.21% 57.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 30
Average daily rate £438 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £223 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Foglight
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Foglight
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (100.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Tumbleweed