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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 313 248 253
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +5
Contract jobs citing Sun 98 191 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.64% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 130 95
Average daily rate
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£411 £378 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.11 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+90.56% -27.27%
Sun
England

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
10913 11629 12021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 46.33% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6846 7475 7279
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 263 350
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 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
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 20 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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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 +15 25 £465 +24.00% 11
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 82 (46.59%) Linux
2 81 (46.02%) Finance
3 73 (41.48%) UNIX
3 73 (41.48%) Oracle
4 65 (36.93%) Solaris
5 54 (30.68%) SQL
6 52 (29.55%) Banking
7 38 (21.59%) Red Hat
8 35 (19.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (19.32%) Java
10 32 (18.18%) HP
11 30 (17.05%) Windows
12 28 (15.91%) Perl
13 27 (15.34%) IBM
14 26 (14.77%) SAN
14 26 (14.77%) Investment Banking
15 24 (13.64%) Sybase
15 24 (13.64%) LDAP
16 23 (13.07%) Tomcat
17 22 (12.50%) Apache
18 20 (11.36%) Migration
19 19 (10.80%) VMware
19 19 (10.80%) EMC
19 19 (10.80%) TCP/IP
20 18 (10.23%) ITIL
20 18 (10.23%) SQL Server
21 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
21 16 (9.09%) Firewall
22 15 (8.52%) Shell Script
22 15 (8.52%) Web Services

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (13.07%) Tomcat
2 22 (12.50%) Apache
3 8 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.27%) IIS
4 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.57%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.57%) Drupal
7 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.55%) MS Office
3 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.27%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.27%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Agresso
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.57%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.68%) Amazon S3
2 10 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.68%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.77%) SAN
2 24 (13.64%) LDAP
3 19 (10.80%) TCP/IP
4 16 (9.09%) Firewall
5 12 (6.82%) NAS
6 10 (5.68%) DNS
7 7 (3.98%) SSH
8 6 (3.41%) Network Security
8 6 (3.41%) HTTP
8 6 (3.41%) LAN
9 5 (2.84%) 2G
9 5 (2.84%) 3G
9 5 (2.84%) 4G
9 5 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.27%) WAN
10 4 (2.27%) Internet
11 3 (1.70%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.70%) VPN
11 3 (1.70%) SSL
11 3 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.95%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.82%) DB2
4 11 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
5 10 (5.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (5.68%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.98%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.27%) MySQL
10 3 (1.70%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.70%) Big Data
10 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Maven
2 9 (5.11%) Ant
2 9 (5.11%) Eclipse
3 8 (4.55%) JIRA
4 7 (3.98%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (3.41%) Subversion
5 6 (3.41%) Selenium
5 6 (3.41%) Toad
6 5 (2.84%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.84%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.84%) eggPlant
7 3 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.14%) Calabash
8 2 (1.14%) Hudson
8 2 (1.14%) JUnit
8 2 (1.14%) ERwin
8 2 (1.14%) Log4j
9 1 (0.57%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.57%) Rational Rose
General
1 81 (46.02%) Finance
2 52 (29.55%) Banking
3 26 (14.77%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.55%) Retail
5 6 (3.41%) Front Office
6 4 (2.27%) Legal
6 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.70%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.14%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (21.59%) Analyst
2 22 (12.50%) Developer
3 15 (8.52%) Administrator
4 14 (7.95%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.39%) Architect
5 13 (7.39%) Applications Support
6 12 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
8 10 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.11%) DBA
9 9 (5.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Consultant
11 7 (3.98%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.98%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.41%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Storage Engineer
13 5 (2.84%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.52%) Web Services
2 14 (7.95%) XML
3 11 (6.25%) HTML
4 10 (5.68%) J2EE
4 10 (5.68%) Servlets
5 9 (5.11%) SOAP
6 8 (4.55%) Spring
7 7 (3.98%) XSLT
7 7 (3.98%) Struts
7 7 (3.98%) REST
8 6 (3.41%) JSP
9 5 (2.84%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.84%) J2ME
9 5 (2.84%) WAP
9 5 (2.84%) JMS
9 5 (2.84%) Murex MxML
9 5 (2.84%) Ajax
10 4 (2.27%) CSS
10 4 (2.27%) Middleware
11 3 (1.70%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (7.39%) Replication
3 10 (5.68%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.68%) CLARiiON
3 10 (5.68%) Symmetrix
4 7 (3.98%) Clustering
5 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.84%) Handset
6 5 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.27%) Derivative
7 4 (2.27%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.70%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.70%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.70%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.14%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.14%) Open Source
9 2 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.14%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 82 (46.59%) Linux
2 73 (41.48%) UNIX
3 65 (36.93%) Solaris
4 35 (19.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (17.05%) Windows
6 9 (5.11%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.98%) AIX
8 7 (3.98%) HPUX
9 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.14%) SUSE
11 2 (1.14%) Debian
12 1 (0.57%) Tru64
12 1 (0.57%) zOS
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.36%) Migration
2 18 (10.23%) ITIL
3 12 (6.82%) Change Management
3 12 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.68%) Data Migration
5 10 (5.68%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 8 (4.55%) ETL
7 8 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 8 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 8 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (3.98%) Automation Testing
8 7 (3.98%) Service Management
8 7 (3.98%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.68%) SQL
2 34 (19.32%) Java
3 28 (15.91%) Perl
4 15 (8.52%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.68%) Python
6 9 (5.11%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.11%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.84%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.27%) Korn
9 4 (2.27%) C++
10 3 (1.70%) C#
10 3 (1.70%) Groovy
10 3 (1.70%) Ruby
11 2 (1.14%) XPath
11 2 (1.14%) C-shell
11 2 (1.14%) C
11 2 (1.14%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.39%) Degree
2 9 (5.11%) Sun Certification
3 6 (3.41%) CISSP
4 5 (2.84%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (2.84%) CNA
4 5 (2.84%) Novell Certification
4 5 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.27%) GCIA
5 4 (2.27%) GIAC
6 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.14%) PMP
7 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.14%) ACCA
7 2 (1.14%) CIMA
8 1 (0.57%) MCP
8 1 (0.57%) MCSE
8 1 (0.57%) MCSA
8 1 (0.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) SLA
3 3 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.14%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.57%) UCITS
System Software
1 13 (7.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.98%) RHEV
3 7 (3.98%) NFS
3 7 (3.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.84%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.70%) XenApp
6 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.14%) Samba
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.57%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.41%) Nagios
2 6 (3.41%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.84%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.84%) OpenSSO
4 3 (1.70%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.14%) Puppet
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.14%) OpenView
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.14%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.57%) Control-M
6 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.57%) Sun Identity Manager
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.57%) WSUS
6 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 73 (41.48%) Oracle
2 38 (21.59%) Red Hat
3 32 (18.18%) HP
4 27 (15.34%) IBM
5 24 (13.64%) Sybase
6 19 (10.80%) VMware
6 19 (10.80%) EMC
7 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 13 (7.39%) Veritas
9 11 (6.25%) Citrix
10 10 (5.68%) Cognos
10 10 (5.68%) NetApp
11 7 (3.98%) CA
12 6 (3.41%) Infor
12 6 (3.41%) Cisco
13 5 (2.84%) Apple
13 5 (2.84%) Reuters
13 5 (2.84%) Murex
13 5 (2.84%) Brocade
13 5 (2.84%) Netezza
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