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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 382 359 334
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -25
Contract jobs citing Sun 59 74 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.71% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 59
Median daily rate £489 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £303 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £17.85 £28.50 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.36% +26.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.17 £24.85 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.53 £35.00 £28.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -56.36%
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
8839 10386 10270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.11% 44.31% 44.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6057 6857 6574
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 255 203
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.94 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £52.17 £32.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +24 11 £388 -5.48% 6
Brentford - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £335 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 53 (52.48%) Unix
2 45 (44.55%) Linux
3 39 (38.61%) Oracle
3 39 (38.61%) Finance
4 37 (36.63%) Solaris
5 33 (32.67%) Banking
6 28 (27.72%) HP
7 25 (24.75%) ITIL
8 23 (22.77%) Java
9 22 (21.78%) Windows
10 19 (18.81%) SAN
11 18 (17.82%) E-Commerce
11 18 (17.82%) SQL
12 17 (16.83%) Veritas
12 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
13 16 (15.84%) Project Management
13 16 (15.84%) Low Latency
14 15 (14.85%) Python
15 14 (13.86%) IBM
16 13 (12.87%) NetBackup
16 13 (12.87%) Firewall
16 13 (12.87%) XML
17 12 (11.88%) Perl
17 12 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
18 11 (10.89%) AIX
18 11 (10.89%) Shell Script
19 10 (9.90%) Management Information System
19 10 (9.90%) VMware
19 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills

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 (5.94%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.95%) GlassFish
3 4 (3.96%) Apache
3 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.99%) JBoss
6 1 (0.99%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.98%) Misys Opics
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.99%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.99%) RMDS
2 1 (0.99%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.97%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) SAN
2 13 (12.87%) Firewall
3 9 (8.91%) LDAP
3 9 (8.91%) NAS
3 9 (8.91%) Network Security
3 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.95%) LAN
4 5 (4.95%) WAN
5 4 (3.96%) MPLS
6 3 (2.97%) DNS
6 3 (2.97%) HTTP
6 3 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.98%) Wireless
8 1 (0.99%) 3G
8 1 (0.99%) 4G
8 1 (0.99%) Internet
8 1 (0.99%) SSL
8 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.97%) MarkLogic
5 3 (2.97%) MySQL
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.98%) BODI
6 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.98%) DB2
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.98%) OLTP
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.98%) VLDB
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.98%) Hudson
2 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.99%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.99%) PowerBuilder
General
1 39 (38.61%) Finance
2 33 (32.67%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Back Office
4 5 (4.95%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.95%) Legal
5 4 (3.96%) Front Office
5 4 (3.96%) International Banking
6 3 (2.97%) Retail
7 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.99%) Advertising
8 1 (0.99%) Billing
8 1 (0.99%) Games
8 1 (0.99%) Local Government
8 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Administrator
2 18 (17.82%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (16.83%) Analyst
4 16 (15.84%) Unix Administrator
5 14 (13.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.91%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (7.92%) Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.93%) Solaris Administrator
8 7 (6.93%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Systems Support
9 6 (5.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.95%) Unix Support
11 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) XML
2 9 (8.91%) Middleware
3 7 (6.93%) J2EE
4 6 (5.94%) HTML
5 5 (4.95%) LAMP
6 4 (3.96%) EJB
6 4 (3.96%) JMS
6 4 (3.96%) SOAP
7 3 (2.97%) .NET
7 3 (2.97%) JSP
7 3 (2.97%) Lucene
7 3 (2.97%) OpenJDK
7 3 (2.97%) Servlets
7 3 (2.97%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.97%) XSL
8 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.98%) LESS
8 2 (1.98%) React
8 2 (1.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (9.90%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.96%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.96%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.97%) Equities
5 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.97%) Fintech
5 3 (2.97%) PKI
5 3 (2.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.98%) Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) FMCG
6 2 (1.98%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.99%) iSeries
7 1 (0.99%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 53 (52.48%) Unix
2 45 (44.55%) Linux
3 37 (36.63%) Solaris
4 22 (21.78%) Windows
5 12 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (10.89%) AIX
7 6 (5.94%) Windows Server
7 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.99%) HPUX
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.99%) SUSE
10 1 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) ITIL
2 18 (17.82%) E-Commerce
3 16 (15.84%) Low Latency
3 16 (15.84%) Project Management
4 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.91%) Change Management
4 9 (8.91%) CRM
5 8 (7.92%) Migration
6 7 (6.93%) ERP
7 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.94%) High Availability
7 6 (5.94%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.94%) ITSM
8 5 (4.95%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.95%) Information Management
8 5 (4.95%) Network Design
8 5 (4.95%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) Java
2 18 (17.82%) SQL
3 15 (14.85%) Python
4 12 (11.88%) Perl
5 11 (10.89%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.93%) C
6 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.95%) SystemTap
8 4 (3.96%) Ruby
9 3 (2.97%) VBA
10 2 (1.98%) ES6
10 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.99%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.99%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.99%) C#
11 1 (0.99%) PHP
11 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.99%) Tcl
11 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) CCSA
1 4 (3.96%) CCSE
1 4 (3.96%) ISEB
1 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.97%) CISM
2 3 (2.97%) CISSP
2 3 (2.97%) CNA
2 3 (2.97%) GCIA
2 3 (2.97%) GCIH
2 3 (2.97%) GIAC
2 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.97%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (2.97%) Novell Certification
2 3 (2.97%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.97%) PMP
2 3 (2.97%) SANS
3 2 (1.98%) MAPM
4 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) RHCA
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (5.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (4.95%) KVM
5 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.97%) Squid
7 2 (1.98%) Docker
7 2 (1.98%) NFS
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.98%) vSphere
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.99%) Samba
8 1 (0.99%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) NetBackup
2 8 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.93%) Oracle ZFS
3 7 (6.93%) Puppet
4 6 (5.94%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (4.95%) Ansible
5 5 (4.95%) BladeLogic
6 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (2.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.97%) Packer
8 2 (1.98%) Control-M
8 2 (1.98%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.98%) Nagios
8 2 (1.98%) OpenView
9 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.99%) Legato
9 1 (0.99%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.99%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (38.61%) Oracle
2 28 (27.72%) HP
3 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
3 17 (16.83%) Veritas
4 14 (13.86%) IBM
5 10 (9.90%) VMware
6 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.93%) Cisco
7 7 (6.93%) Citrix
8 6 (5.94%) Dell
9 5 (4.95%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.95%) EMC
9 5 (4.95%) SAP
10 4 (3.96%) BMC
10 4 (3.96%) NICE Systems
10 4 (3.96%) Siebel
10 4 (3.96%) Sybase
10 4 (3.96%) Symantec
11 3 (2.97%) Google
11 3 (2.97%) JD Edwards
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