The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.61% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £35.18 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -20.05%
Sun
Leicestershire

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

Vendors Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 50.30% 39.16% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 30
Average daily rate £293 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 15
Average hourly rate £38.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Sun
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft