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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 343 302 303
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +1
Contract jobs citing Sun 83 121 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 1.05% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 77 72
Average daily rate
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£450 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.77 £28.24 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.09% -2.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £23.46 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+71.56% +4.26%
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
11051 11496 11260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.82% 45.37% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7406 7585 6983
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 230 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.73 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +12 26 £450 +12.50% 6
Wembley - - - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 88 (50.29%) Finance
2 72 (41.14%) Linux
3 67 (38.29%) SQL
4 66 (37.71%) UNIX
5 59 (33.71%) Solaris
6 53 (30.29%) Oracle
7 52 (29.71%) Banking
8 31 (17.71%) Red Hat
8 31 (17.71%) Sybase
9 30 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (16.57%) SQL Server
11 28 (16.00%) Windows
11 28 (16.00%) IBM
11 28 (16.00%) HP
12 25 (14.29%) Investment Banking
13 24 (13.71%) EMC
13 24 (13.71%) SAN
13 24 (13.71%) Perl
14 22 (12.57%) Java
15 21 (12.00%) Tomcat
15 21 (12.00%) Veritas
16 20 (11.43%) Replication
16 20 (11.43%) LDAP
17 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
18 17 (9.71%) TCP/IP
18 17 (9.71%) Cognos
18 17 (9.71%) Apache
18 17 (9.71%) Migration
18 17 (9.71%) Enterprise Storage
19 16 (9.14%) VMware

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 17 (9.71%) Apache
3 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.71%) MQSeries
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%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.71%) MS Office
3 6 (3.43%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.29%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.57%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.57%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.71%) Amazon S3
2 10 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.71%) SAN
2 20 (11.43%) LDAP
3 17 (9.71%) TCP/IP
4 15 (8.57%) DNS
4 15 (8.57%) Firewall
5 10 (5.71%) NAS
6 8 (4.57%) LAN
7 7 (4.00%) Network Security
8 6 (3.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (3.43%) HTTP
9 5 (2.86%) WAN
9 5 (2.86%) VPN
10 4 (2.29%) Internet
10 4 (2.29%) DHCP
11 3 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.14%) 4G
12 2 (1.14%) Wireless
12 2 (1.14%) 2G
12 2 (1.14%) SSH
12 2 (1.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (9.14%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.00%) DB2
4 13 (7.43%) Sybase ASE
5 12 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (6.29%) Oracle Database
7 10 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (4.57%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.86%) MySQL
11 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Maven
2 5 (2.86%) Ant
2 5 (2.86%) Subversion
3 4 (2.29%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (2.29%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.71%) Toad
4 3 (1.71%) Selenium
5 2 (1.14%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.14%) JUnit
5 2 (1.14%) JIRA
5 2 (1.14%) Log4j
5 2 (1.14%) Hudson
5 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.57%) Gradle
6 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.57%) Calabash
6 1 (0.57%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.57%) Rational Rose
General
1 88 (50.29%) Finance
2 52 (29.71%) Banking
3 25 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.00%) Retail
5 6 (3.43%) Legal
5 6 (3.43%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.29%) Front Office
7 3 (1.71%) Back Office
7 3 (1.71%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (28.57%) Analyst
2 23 (13.14%) Developer
3 21 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 17 (9.71%) Administrator
4 17 (9.71%) DBA
5 15 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 15 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 11 (6.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (5.71%) UNIX Administrator
7 10 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.14%) Consultant
8 9 (5.14%) Architect
8 9 (5.14%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.00%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.00%) Sybase DBA
10 6 (3.43%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (3.43%) Information Analyst
10 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.86%) Web Services
2 8 (4.57%) HTML
3 6 (3.43%) Servlets
3 6 (3.43%) Spring
4 5 (2.86%) Ajax
4 5 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.86%) J2EE
4 5 (2.86%) XML
4 5 (2.86%) Struts
4 5 (2.86%) JMS
5 4 (2.29%) JSP
5 4 (2.29%) SOAP
5 4 (2.29%) REST
6 3 (1.71%) EJB
6 3 (1.71%) CSS
6 3 (1.71%) CGI
6 3 (1.71%) JSON
6 3 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.71%) JSF
6 3 (1.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Replication
2 17 (9.71%) Enterprise Storage
3 15 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.43%) CLARiiON
5 12 (6.86%) Symmetrix
6 9 (5.14%) Clustering
6 9 (5.14%) Derivative
7 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.86%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.86%) Symmetrix DMX
8 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.29%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.71%) Equities
10 3 (1.71%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.14%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.14%) Handset
11 2 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 72 (41.14%) Linux
2 66 (37.71%) UNIX
3 59 (33.71%) Solaris
4 30 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (16.00%) Windows
6 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.00%) HPUX
8 6 (3.43%) AIX
8 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.29%) SUSE
11 2 (1.14%) Debian
11 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (9.71%) Migration
2 16 (9.14%) ITIL
3 14 (8.00%) Change Management
3 14 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (6.86%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (5.71%) Service Management
6 10 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 9 (5.14%) Risk Management
7 9 (5.14%) Data Modelling
7 9 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.14%) Test Planning
8 8 (4.57%) Data Migration
8 8 (4.57%) ETL
8 8 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.00%) CRM
9 7 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.43%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.29%) SQL
2 24 (13.71%) Perl
3 22 (12.57%) Java
4 13 (7.43%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.71%) Python
5 10 (5.71%) Korn
6 9 (5.14%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.86%) VBScript
7 5 (2.86%) VB
7 5 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.29%) C++
8 4 (2.29%) C
8 4 (2.29%) Ruby
8 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.71%) Groovy
9 3 (1.71%) PHP
10 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.14%) C-shell
10 2 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.71%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) CISSP
3 6 (3.43%) CNA
3 6 (3.43%) Novell Certification
3 6 (3.43%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (3.43%) GIAC
3 6 (3.43%) GCIA
3 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.86%) Sun Certification
4 5 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.71%) ACCA
5 3 (1.71%) CIMA
6 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) CCNA
6 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.14%) PMP
6 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) SLA
1 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.14%) IAS 39
1 2 (1.14%) QA
1 2 (1.14%) UCITS
2 1 (0.57%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (5.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (4.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (4.57%) NFS
5 5 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.71%) XenApp
7 2 (1.14%) RHEV
7 2 (1.14%) Samba
7 2 (1.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (5.14%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.29%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.71%) OpenView
3 3 (1.71%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.71%) Puppet
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.14%) OpenSSO
4 2 (1.14%) Nagios
4 2 (1.14%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.57%) Control-M
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 53 (30.29%) Oracle
2 31 (17.71%) Sybase
2 31 (17.71%) Red Hat
3 28 (16.00%) IBM
3 28 (16.00%) HP
4 24 (13.71%) EMC
5 21 (12.00%) Veritas
6 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
7 17 (9.71%) Cognos
8 16 (9.14%) VMware
9 11 (6.29%) Citrix
10 7 (4.00%) Cisco
11 6 (3.43%) Netezza
12 5 (2.86%) Infor
12 5 (2.86%) Murex
12 5 (2.86%) NetApp
13 4 (2.29%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (2.29%) Siebel
13 4 (2.29%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.71%) Dell
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