The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
England / London
Rank 369 380 359
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Sun 40 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.46% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 42
Median daily rate £489 £500 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +17.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £363 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £50.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +42.14%

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8384 8603 9540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.12% 40.97% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 5609 6361
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 197
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in London

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sun
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 7 - - 5
Feltham - 1 £490 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Sun.

1 75 (70.75%) Linux
2 74 (69.81%) Unix
3 52 (49.06%) Windows
4 50 (47.17%) Solaris
5 46 (43.40%) Finance
6 43 (40.57%) Oracle
7 41 (38.68%) Red Hat
8 40 (37.74%) VMware
9 35 (33.02%) HP
10 34 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (31.13%) LDAP
12 32 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (25.47%) SAN
13 27 (25.47%) DNS
14 25 (23.58%) NFS
14 25 (23.58%) Perl
14 25 (23.58%) ITIL
15 23 (21.70%) SQL
15 23 (21.70%) Veritas
15 23 (21.70%) Puppet
16 22 (20.75%) Data Centre
16 22 (20.75%) Firewall
17 21 (19.81%) Python
18 20 (18.87%) Migration
18 20 (18.87%) Banking
19 19 (17.92%) IBM
20 18 (16.98%) Cisco
21 17 (16.04%) TCP/IP
21 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
21 17 (16.04%) Java

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 11 (10.38%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.49%) Apache
3 4 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (3.77%) iPlanet
3 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.83%) IIS
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.89%) Confluence
5 2 (1.89%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.89%) Liferay
5 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) RMDS
2 3 (2.83%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.89%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.94%) Maximo
4 1 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.94%) GitHub
4 1 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.13%) LDAP
2 27 (25.47%) DNS
2 27 (25.47%) SAN
3 22 (20.75%) Firewall
4 17 (16.04%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.43%) BIG-IP
6 7 (6.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (6.60%) NAS
6 7 (6.60%) Network Security
7 6 (5.66%) SSH
8 5 (4.72%) DHCP
8 5 (4.72%) Kerberos
9 4 (3.77%) Internet
10 3 (2.83%) FTP
10 3 (2.83%) LAN
10 3 (2.83%) SNMP
10 3 (2.83%) VoIP
10 3 (2.83%) WAN
11 2 (1.89%) HTTP
11 2 (1.89%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.32%) MySQL
3 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.83%) OLTP
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.89%) BODI
6 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.89%) Hyperion Smart View
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.89%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) DB2
7 1 (0.94%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.94%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Gerrit
1 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.77%) Subversion
2 3 (2.83%) JIRA
3 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.89%) Introscope
3 2 (1.89%) JMeter
3 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.89%) Toad
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (43.40%) Finance
2 20 (18.87%) Banking
3 14 (13.21%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.49%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.60%) Legal
5 7 (6.60%) Retail
6 5 (4.72%) Front Office
7 2 (1.89%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.94%) Automotive
8 1 (0.94%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (26.42%) Administrator
2 23 (21.70%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (18.87%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 19 (17.92%) Unix Administrator
5 17 (16.04%) Analyst
6 14 (13.21%) Architect
7 13 (12.26%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (12.26%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (9.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (8.49%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.60%) Senior Unix Administrator
10 7 (6.60%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.60%) Support Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (5.66%) Security Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) AWS Administrator
12 5 (4.72%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) LAMP
1 6 (5.66%) Middleware
1 6 (5.66%) XML
2 5 (4.72%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (4.72%) J2EE
3 4 (3.77%) HTML
3 4 (3.77%) OAuth
3 4 (3.77%) OpenID
3 4 (3.77%) Rendezvous
3 4 (3.77%) SailPoint
3 4 (3.77%) SOAP
3 4 (3.77%) SPML
4 3 (2.83%) SAML
4 3 (2.83%) Web Services
5 2 (1.89%) .NET
5 2 (1.89%) EJB
5 2 (1.89%) JMS
5 2 (1.89%) JSP
5 2 (1.89%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.32%) Management Information System
4 10 (9.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (8.49%) Clustering
6 8 (7.55%) Fixed Income
7 7 (6.60%) Equities
7 7 (6.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (4.72%) Derivative
8 5 (4.72%) Virtual Team
9 4 (3.77%) Mainframe
9 4 (3.77%) SCADA
10 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.83%) IVR
10 3 (2.83%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (2.83%) PKI
10 3 (2.83%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.89%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.89%) Replication
11 2 (1.89%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 75 (70.75%) Linux
2 74 (69.81%) Unix
3 52 (49.06%) Windows
4 50 (47.17%) Solaris
5 34 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (12.26%) AIX
8 9 (8.49%) Windows Server
9 6 (5.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.83%) SUSE
13 2 (1.89%) HPUX
13 2 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.94%) VMS
14 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) ITIL
2 20 (18.87%) Migration
3 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
4 14 (13.21%) ITIL V3
5 13 (12.26%) Service Management
6 12 (11.32%) Problem Management
7 11 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (9.43%) Change Control
8 10 (9.43%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (8.49%) Change Management
9 9 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (8.49%) Incident Management
10 8 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (7.55%) Load Balancing
10 8 (7.55%) Project Management
10 8 (7.55%) Security Operations
11 7 (6.60%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (6.60%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) Perl
2 23 (21.70%) SQL
3 21 (19.81%) Python
4 17 (16.04%) Java
5 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
6 14 (13.21%) Shell Script
7 12 (11.32%) Korn
8 6 (5.66%) Ruby
9 5 (4.72%) Bourne shell
9 5 (4.72%) C-shell
10 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.77%) SystemTap
11 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) CISM
1 7 (6.60%) CISSP
1 7 (6.60%) CNA
1 7 (6.60%) GCIA
1 7 (6.60%) GCIH
1 7 (6.60%) GIAC
1 7 (6.60%) Network+ Certification
1 7 (6.60%) Novell Certification
1 7 (6.60%) SANS
2 6 (5.66%) Degree
3 3 (2.83%) AAT
3 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) ACCA
4 2 (1.89%) RHCE
4 2 (1.89%) RHCT
4 2 (1.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (23.58%) NFS
3 13 (12.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
5 9 (8.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Samba
7 7 (6.60%) vSphere
8 5 (4.72%) KVM
9 4 (3.77%) NDS
9 4 (3.77%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 3 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.83%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.83%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (2.83%) XenApp
10 3 (2.83%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.94%) Docker
12 1 (0.94%) SRDF
12 1 (0.94%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 23 (21.70%) Puppet
2 13 (12.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 10 (9.43%) NetBackup
3 10 (9.43%) OpenView
3 10 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.60%) Ansible
4 7 (6.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (5.66%) Nagios
5 6 (5.66%) Tivoli
6 5 (4.72%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (4.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (3.77%) OpenAM
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (3.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (1.89%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.89%) OpenSSO
8 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (40.57%) Oracle
2 41 (38.68%) Red Hat
3 40 (37.74%) VMware
4 35 (33.02%) HP
5 23 (21.70%) Veritas
6 19 (17.92%) IBM
7 18 (16.98%) Cisco
8 15 (14.15%) EMC
9 9 (8.49%) Cyber-Ark
9 9 (8.49%) F5
9 9 (8.49%) NetApp
10 8 (7.55%) Reuters
11 7 (6.60%) 3PAR
11 7 (6.60%) SAP
12 6 (5.66%) Brocade
12 6 (5.66%) CA
12 6 (5.66%) Citrix
12 6 (5.66%) Novell
12 6 (5.66%) Splunk
13 5 (4.72%) BMC
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