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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 396 398 398
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 6 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.025% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.17% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate
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£380 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3666 3537 3718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.79% 14.59% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2363 2162 2213
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 124 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.91% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.65 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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
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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
City of London - 2 £378 - 1
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (57.89%) Java
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
1 11 (57.89%) UNIX
1 11 (57.89%) Sun
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Solaris
4 7 (36.84%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) SSH
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
6 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (26.32%) RHEV
7 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) Maven
7 4 (21.05%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) Subversion
7 4 (21.05%) J2EE

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) SSH
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) HTTP
6 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
1 4 (21.05%) Maven
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
1 4 (21.05%) Ant
2 3 (15.79%) JUnit
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Hudson
3 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Toad
4 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
4 1 (5.26%) Log4j
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Support
4 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) Servlets
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) JSP
5 3 (15.79%) Struts
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) XSL
7 1 (5.26%) XSLT
7 1 (5.26%) CORBA
7 1 (5.26%) XHTML
7 1 (5.26%) J2SE
7 1 (5.26%) JMS
7 1 (5.26%) Java RMI
7 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) CLARiiON
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Solaris
4 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.79%) HPUX
6 2 (10.53%) VMS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) UML
3 3 (15.79%) OOP
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Logistics
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) RUP
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) XPath
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (10.53%) OCP
4 2 (10.53%) OCA
4 2 (10.53%) OCPJP
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Brainbench
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) RHEV
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
1 11 (57.89%) Sun
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock