The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 38 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.72% 0.58% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £77 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £18.00 £32.90
% change year-on-year
+183.33% -45.28%
Sun
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 128 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.85% 37.10% 47.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 77
Average daily rate £290 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £81 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kegworth - 2 £77 -
Sun
East Midlands

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft