The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 Lancashire 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 - - 30
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 3.90%
As % of the Vendors category - - 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Average daily rate
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- - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 124 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.51% 45.59% 49.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 111
Average daily rate £333 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £227 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 12
Average hourly rate £20.56 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
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 Lancashire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire