The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 313 239 243
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +4
Contract jobs citing Sun 95 185 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.65% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 126 91
Average daily rate
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£408 £386 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.56% -9.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.75 £38.75 £24.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.87% +59.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £26.83 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.89 £47.23 £28.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £20.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+68.62% -25.23%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10647 11180 11862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.37% 46.04% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 7118 7147
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £254 £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 217 291 340
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Sun
England

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Sun Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Sun
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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 +7 22 £415 +10.66% 9
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 84 (47.46%) Finance
2 81 (45.76%) Oracle
3 80 (45.20%) Linux
4 74 (41.81%) UNIX
5 61 (34.46%) Solaris
6 55 (31.07%) Banking
7 50 (28.25%) SQL
8 35 (19.77%) Red Hat
9 34 (19.21%) Java
10 33 (18.64%) HP
11 31 (17.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (16.38%) SAN
13 27 (15.25%) Perl
13 27 (15.25%) Windows
14 25 (14.12%) Investment Banking
15 23 (12.99%) Migration
15 23 (12.99%) Apache
15 23 (12.99%) IBM
16 22 (12.43%) Tomcat
16 22 (12.43%) ITIL
16 22 (12.43%) VMware
17 21 (11.86%) LDAP
18 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
19 19 (10.73%) Sybase
20 18 (10.17%) Web Services
21 17 (9.60%) TCP/IP
21 17 (9.60%) EMC
21 17 (9.60%) Degree
22 16 (9.04%) NAS
22 16 (9.04%) Shell Script

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (12.99%) Apache
2 22 (12.43%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.08%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.82%) IIS
5 4 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.13%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.13%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.65%) MS Office
3 4 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.26%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.13%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) ION MarketView
1 4 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.56%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.56%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.56%) Agresso
4 1 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.65%) Amazon S3
2 10 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.65%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.38%) SAN
2 21 (11.86%) LDAP
3 17 (9.60%) TCP/IP
4 16 (9.04%) NAS
5 11 (6.21%) Firewall
5 11 (6.21%) DNS
6 8 (4.52%) SSH
7 7 (3.95%) 4G
7 7 (3.95%) 2G
7 7 (3.95%) 3G
8 6 (3.39%) LAN
8 6 (3.39%) HTTP
9 4 (2.26%) Internet
9 4 (2.26%) WAN
10 3 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.69%) SSL
10 3 (1.69%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.69%) VPN
11 2 (1.13%) X.500
11 2 (1.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.78%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (5.65%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.52%) DB2
6 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.95%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.39%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.82%) MySQL
9 4 (2.26%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.13%) Informix
Development Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Maven
2 11 (6.21%) Ant
3 10 (5.65%) JIRA
4 9 (5.08%) Apache Ivy
4 9 (5.08%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.52%) Toad
5 8 (4.52%) Selenium
6 7 (3.95%) Subversion
6 7 (3.95%) SoapUI
6 7 (3.95%) LoadRunner
6 7 (3.95%) eggPlant
7 3 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.13%) Calabash
8 2 (1.13%) ERwin
8 2 (1.13%) Log4j
8 2 (1.13%) JUnit
8 2 (1.13%) Hudson
9 1 (0.56%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.56%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 84 (47.46%) Finance
2 55 (31.07%) Banking
3 25 (14.12%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.52%) Retail
5 7 (3.95%) Front Office
6 5 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.69%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.69%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Back Office
8 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.13%) Games
8 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (18.08%) Analyst
2 24 (13.56%) Developer
3 20 (11.30%) Administrator
4 15 (8.47%) Applications Support
4 15 (8.47%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.34%) UNIX Administrator
5 13 (7.34%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.34%) Architect
6 11 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.65%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (5.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.95%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.95%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.95%) DBA
9 7 (3.95%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Business Support Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Murex Developer
10 6 (3.39%) Storage Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.17%) Web Services
2 15 (8.47%) XML
3 13 (7.34%) HTML
4 12 (6.78%) SOAP
5 11 (6.21%) J2EE
5 11 (6.21%) Servlets
6 9 (5.08%) REST
7 8 (4.52%) CSS
7 8 (4.52%) Spring
8 7 (3.95%) Ajax
8 7 (3.95%) WAP
8 7 (3.95%) Struts
8 7 (3.95%) XSLT
8 7 (3.95%) J2ME
8 7 (3.95%) JSP
9 6 (3.39%) Middleware
10 5 (2.82%) Murex MxML
10 5 (2.82%) JMS
10 5 (2.82%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.26%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.65%) Client/Server
1 10 (5.65%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (5.08%) Clustering
2 9 (5.08%) Replication
3 7 (3.95%) Handset
3 7 (3.95%) CLARiiON
3 7 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.39%) Symmetrix
4 6 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.39%) Derivative
5 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.26%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.26%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.26%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Open Source
8 2 (1.13%) Online Games
8 2 (1.13%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 80 (45.20%) Linux
2 74 (41.81%) UNIX
3 61 (34.46%) Solaris
4 31 (17.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (15.25%) Windows
6 9 (5.08%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.52%) HPUX
7 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.95%) AIX
9 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.13%) SUSE
11 2 (1.13%) Debian
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.56%) zOS
12 1 (0.56%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.99%) Migration
2 22 (12.43%) ITIL
3 13 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (7.34%) Change Management
3 13 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 10 (5.65%) Data Migration
6 9 (5.08%) Incident Management
6 9 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (4.52%) Project Management
7 8 (4.52%) Scrum
7 8 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (4.52%) Service Management
7 8 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (4.52%) Change Control
7 8 (4.52%) Test Automation
8 7 (3.95%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.95%) Problem Management
8 7 (3.95%) Manual Testing
8 7 (3.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.25%) SQL
2 34 (19.21%) Java
3 27 (15.25%) Perl
4 16 (9.04%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.65%) PL/SQL
5 10 (5.65%) Python
6 9 (5.08%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.95%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.26%) C++
9 4 (2.26%) Korn
10 3 (1.69%) XPath
10 3 (1.69%) Ruby
10 3 (1.69%) Groovy
10 3 (1.69%) C#
11 2 (1.13%) C
11 2 (1.13%) PHP
11 2 (1.13%) C-shell
12 1 (0.56%) Erlang
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.60%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) Sun Certification
3 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.69%) CISSP
5 2 (1.13%) ACCA
5 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.13%) PMP
5 2 (1.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.13%) CIMA
5 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) GCIA
6 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) NCDA
6 1 (0.56%) NCIE
6 1 (0.56%) Brainbench
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) QA
2 5 (2.82%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.13%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.56%) UCITS
System Software
1 14 (7.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 14 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.52%) NFS
2 8 (4.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (3.95%) RHEV
4 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.69%) XenApp
6 2 (1.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.13%) Samba
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (5.65%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.52%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.39%) Nagios
4 5 (2.82%) Data Guard
4 5 (2.82%) OpenSSO
5 4 (2.26%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.69%) Control-M
7 2 (1.13%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.13%) OpenView
7 2 (1.13%) Puppet
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.56%) WSUS
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.56%) Sun Identity Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 81 (45.76%) Oracle
2 35 (19.77%) Red Hat
3 33 (18.64%) HP
4 23 (12.99%) IBM
5 22 (12.43%) VMware
6 19 (10.73%) Sybase
7 17 (9.60%) EMC
8 16 (9.04%) Microsoft
9 12 (6.78%) Cognos
9 12 (6.78%) Veritas
10 11 (6.21%) Citrix
11 9 (5.08%) NetApp
12 8 (4.52%) Cisco
13 7 (3.95%) Apple
13 7 (3.95%) CA
14 6 (3.39%) SAP
14 6 (3.39%) Murex
14 6 (3.39%) Infor
15 5 (2.82%) Brocade
15 5 (2.82%) Reuters
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