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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 360 366 339
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing Sun 61 63 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.64% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 51
Median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £20.05 £35.00 £16.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.71% +118.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £12.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+177.08% -52.94%
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
8936 9900 10038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.26% 44.41% 43.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6176 6506 6539
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 254 212
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +32 10 £423 -15.82% 7
Croydon -7 3 £335 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Lewisham - 1 £400 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 49 (51.04%) Unix
2 44 (45.83%) Linux
3 38 (39.58%) Oracle
4 35 (36.46%) Finance
5 33 (34.38%) Solaris
6 29 (30.21%) Banking
7 25 (26.04%) Windows
7 25 (26.04%) HP
8 23 (23.96%) Java
8 23 (23.96%) ITIL
9 18 (18.75%) SQL
10 17 (17.71%) SAN
11 15 (15.63%) Project Management
11 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
12 14 (14.58%) Python
13 13 (13.54%) Shell Script
13 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
13 13 (13.54%) IBM
14 12 (12.50%) Veritas
14 12 (12.50%) Perl
14 12 (12.50%) XML
14 12 (12.50%) Firewall
15 11 (11.46%) AIX
15 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (11.46%) Low Latency
15 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (10.42%) CRM
16 10 (10.42%) NetBackup
16 10 (10.42%) Management Information System
16 10 (10.42%) VMware

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 6 (6.25%) Apache
1 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.21%) GlassFish
2 5 (5.21%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.17%) Apache Solr
3 4 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.08%) Node.js
6 1 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.04%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.04%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Misys Opics
2 2 (2.08%) ION MarketView
2 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.04%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (1.04%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.04%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (1.04%) RMDS
3 1 (1.04%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.08%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.71%) SAN
2 12 (12.50%) Firewall
3 8 (8.33%) NAS
3 8 (8.33%) Network Security
3 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.25%) LDAP
5 4 (4.17%) HTTP
5 4 (4.17%) LAN
5 4 (4.17%) WAN
6 3 (3.13%) DNS
6 3 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.13%) MPLS
7 2 (2.08%) Internet
7 2 (2.08%) SSL
7 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.08%) Wireless
8 1 (1.04%) 3G
8 1 (1.04%) DHCP
8 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.17%) MarkLogic
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.13%) BODI
6 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.13%) MySQL
6 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.08%) DB2
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.08%) Hudson
2 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.04%) Introscope
3 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.04%) PowerBuilder
General
1 35 (36.46%) Finance
2 29 (30.21%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Front Office
4 5 (5.21%) Back Office
4 5 (5.21%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.21%) Legal
5 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) International Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Advertising
7 1 (1.04%) Billing
7 1 (1.04%) Games
7 1 (1.04%) Local Government
7 1 (1.04%) Polish Language
7 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (17.71%) Analyst
2 14 (14.58%) Administrator
3 13 (13.54%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (11.46%) Unix Administrator
5 10 (10.42%) Architect
5 10 (10.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.29%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Developer
8 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Systems Support
9 4 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) XML
2 9 (9.38%) Middleware
3 6 (6.25%) HTML
3 6 (6.25%) LAMP
4 5 (5.21%) J2EE
5 4 (4.17%) Lucene
5 4 (4.17%) OpenJDK
5 4 (4.17%) SOAP
6 3 (3.13%) XML Schema
6 3 (3.13%) XSL
7 2 (2.08%) CSS
7 2 (2.08%) EJB
7 2 (2.08%) JAXB
7 2 (2.08%) JMS
7 2 (2.08%) JMX
7 2 (2.08%) JSF
7 2 (2.08%) React
7 2 (2.08%) Web Services
7 2 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.13%) Equities
5 3 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.13%) Fintech
5 3 (3.13%) FMCG
5 3 (3.13%) PKI
5 3 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.13%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.08%) Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.04%) AS400
7 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 49 (51.04%) Unix
2 44 (45.83%) Linux
3 33 (34.38%) Solaris
4 25 (26.04%) Windows
5 11 (11.46%) AIX
5 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
6 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.04%) HPUX
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) ITIL
2 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
2 15 (15.63%) Project Management
3 11 (11.46%) Low Latency
4 10 (10.42%) CRM
5 9 (9.38%) Change Management
6 8 (8.33%) Migration
7 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.29%) ERP
7 7 (7.29%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.25%) DevOps
8 6 (6.25%) ITSM
9 5 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.21%) Change Control
9 5 (5.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.21%) High Availability
9 5 (5.21%) Network Design
9 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) Java
2 18 (18.75%) SQL
3 14 (14.58%) Python
4 13 (13.54%) Shell Script
5 12 (12.50%) Perl
6 7 (7.29%) C
6 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.21%) Ruby
8 4 (4.17%) VBA
9 3 (3.13%) SystemTap
10 2 (2.08%) ES6
10 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.04%) C#
11 1 (1.04%) Jython
11 1 (1.04%) Korn
11 1 (1.04%) PHP
11 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.04%) Tcl
11 1 (1.04%) VB
11 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) ISEB
1 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.13%) CCSA
2 3 (3.13%) CCSE
2 3 (3.13%) CISM
2 3 (3.13%) CISSP
2 3 (3.13%) CNA
2 3 (3.13%) GCIA
2 3 (3.13%) GCIH
2 3 (3.13%) GIAC
2 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Novell Certification
2 3 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.13%) PMP
2 3 (3.13%) SANS
3 2 (2.08%) MAPM
4 1 (1.04%) CIMA
4 1 (1.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) GxP
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.17%) KVM
2 4 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.13%) Squid
4 2 (2.08%) Docker
4 2 (2.08%) NFS
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.04%) Samba
5 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.04%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.21%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (5.21%) Puppet
4 4 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (4.17%) Packer
5 3 (3.13%) Ansible
5 3 (3.13%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.08%) Control-M
6 2 (2.08%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.08%) Nagios
6 2 (2.08%) OpenSSO
6 2 (2.08%) OpenView
7 1 (1.04%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.04%) Legato
7 1 (1.04%) Sun Identity Manager
7 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) Oracle
2 25 (26.04%) HP
3 13 (13.54%) IBM
3 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
4 12 (12.50%) Veritas
5 10 (10.42%) VMware
6 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.29%) Citrix
7 7 (7.29%) SAP
8 6 (6.25%) Cisco
9 5 (5.21%) Dell
10 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.17%) EMC
10 4 (4.17%) Infor
10 4 (4.17%) JD Edwards
10 4 (4.17%) Siebel
11 3 (3.13%) Cognos
11 3 (3.13%) NICE Systems
11 3 (3.13%) Sybase
11 3 (3.13%) Trayport
London
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago