The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.60 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-65.10% +37.50%
Sun
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
150 215 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.12% 47.36% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 119 49
Average daily rate £400 £333 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £239 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 17
Average hourly rate £21.91 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £18.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £125.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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

Sun
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) IBM

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) IBM