The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 22 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.60% 0.69% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.21% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £12.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+179.16% -65.88%
Sun
Merseyside

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

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
96 146 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 50.00% 50.69% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 52
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £194 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £18.25 £22.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +104.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Sun.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Release Management
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Practice Management
3 5 (62.50%) Investment Management
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) ODBC
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) SAP BPC
5 2 (25.00%) SIEM
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) SNMP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (62.50%) Sun Support
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 6 (75.00%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Management
2 5 (62.50%) Practice Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) VMware