The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 78 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.097% 0.32% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.72% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.72% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £24.67 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+77.34% -10.29%
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West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
455 417 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.09% 44.89% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 230 269
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £20.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Sun
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware