The first table below looks at the demand for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 399 377 413
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +36
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 13 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.056% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Average daily rate £400 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £324 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £464 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £37.40 -
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in London

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 10 £388 +10.71%
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Sun Certification 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 Certification.

1 16 (61.54%) Sun
2 15 (57.69%) UNIX
3 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 13 (50.00%) Solaris
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Java
5 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
5 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (34.62%) SAN
8 8 (30.77%) Veritas
8 8 (30.77%) OCP
9 7 (26.92%) ISEB
9 7 (26.92%) VMware
9 7 (26.92%) Perl
9 7 (26.92%) Web Services
9 7 (26.92%) XML
9 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (23.08%) NAS
10 6 (23.08%) F5
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
10 6 (23.08%) HPUX
10 6 (23.08%) SQL
10 6 (23.08%) HP
10 6 (23.08%) EMC
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
10 6 (23.08%) CLARiiON
10 6 (23.08%) Clustering
10 6 (23.08%) OCA

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Sun Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 6 (23.08%) NAS
3 5 (19.23%) SSH
3 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Maven
1 5 (19.23%) Ant
1 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 2 (7.69%) Hudson
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) JBehave
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 2 (7.69%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.85%) Toad
5 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.85%) Mockito
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) DBA
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) UNIX Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
1 7 (26.92%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) JSP
2 4 (15.38%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.54%) Servlets
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
3 3 (11.54%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) Struts
4 2 (7.69%) XSL
4 2 (7.69%) WSDL
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Java RMI
5 1 (3.85%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) CLARiiON
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (3.85%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) UNIX
2 13 (50.00%) Solaris
3 12 (46.15%) Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (23.08%) HPUX
6 4 (15.38%) VMS
7 1 (3.85%) Windows
7 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) SOA
3 4 (15.38%) OOP
3 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Logistics
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) System Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Groovy
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) XPath
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (30.77%) OCP
3 7 (26.92%) ISEB
4 6 (23.08%) OCA
5 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) OCPJP
7 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (7.69%) OCMJEA
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.85%) SCSA
8 1 (3.85%) Brainbench
8 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
3 4 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Sun
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
4 8 (30.77%) Veritas
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) F5
6 6 (23.08%) HP
6 6 (23.08%) EMC
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
7 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.85%) Apple
8 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.85%) webMethods
8 1 (3.85%) Sybase
8 1 (3.85%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) hybris