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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 371 379 333
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -46
Contract jobs citing Sun 66 55 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.54% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 64
Median daily rate £473 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.20% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.34 £24.75 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.74 £32.00 £29.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £7.19 £38.11
% change year-on-year
+400.69% -81.13%
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
9657 10216 11073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.51% 43.29% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6421 6739 6949
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 219 235
Median hourly rate £17.10 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +29 6 £419 +2.13% 4
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 82 (65.08%) Unix
2 66 (52.38%) Linux
3 60 (47.62%) Oracle
4 52 (41.27%) Solaris
5 45 (35.71%) Finance
6 44 (34.92%) Windows
7 41 (32.54%) Banking
8 37 (29.37%) ITIL
9 35 (27.78%) Red Hat
10 31 (24.60%) SAN
10 31 (24.60%) HP
11 27 (21.43%) Java
12 26 (20.63%) VMware
13 23 (18.25%) LDAP
14 22 (17.46%) Perl
14 22 (17.46%) Veritas
14 22 (17.46%) Migration
15 21 (16.67%) Python
15 21 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (15.87%) E-Commerce
17 19 (15.08%) NetBackup
17 19 (15.08%) Project Management
17 19 (15.08%) Firewall
17 19 (15.08%) SQL
17 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
17 19 (15.08%) Data Centre
18 17 (13.49%) Shell Script
18 17 (13.49%) AIX
18 17 (13.49%) IBM

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 12 (9.52%) Apache
1 12 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.76%) GlassFish
3 6 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.17%) iPlanet
6 3 (2.38%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.38%) JBoss
6 3 (2.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.59%) IIS
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.59%) SAS
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) RMDS
2 2 (1.59%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.59%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.79%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.59%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.79%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.60%) SAN
2 23 (18.25%) LDAP
3 19 (15.08%) Firewall
4 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.14%) DNS
6 8 (6.35%) NAS
6 8 (6.35%) Network Security
7 7 (5.56%) BIG-IP
8 5 (3.97%) LAN
8 5 (3.97%) WAN
9 4 (3.17%) HTTP
9 4 (3.17%) MPLS
10 3 (2.38%) Internet
10 3 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.59%) DHCP
11 2 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.59%) SSL
11 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.59%) Wireless
12 1 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) MySQL
3 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.17%) DB2
5 4 (3.17%) OLTP
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.38%) BODI
6 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.38%) MarkLogic
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.59%) QlikView
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) VLDB
8 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.38%) Gerrit
2 3 (2.38%) Subversion
3 2 (1.59%) Hudson
3 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.79%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.79%) Introscope
4 1 (0.79%) JMeter
4 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 45 (35.71%) Finance
2 41 (32.54%) Banking
3 9 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.56%) Front Office
5 5 (3.97%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.17%) Back Office
6 4 (3.17%) International Banking
6 4 (3.17%) Legal
7 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.79%) Local Government
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) Administrator
2 23 (18.25%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (15.87%) Unix Administrator
4 18 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 16 (12.70%) Architect
6 15 (11.90%) Analyst
7 12 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (8.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (7.94%) Support Analyst
9 10 (7.94%) Unix Support
10 8 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
11 7 (5.56%) Solaris Administrator
12 6 (4.76%) FX Support Analyst
12 6 (4.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.76%) Unix Analyst
12 6 (4.76%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.76%) Unix Support Analyst
13 5 (3.97%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.52%) Middleware
1 12 (9.52%) XML
2 10 (7.94%) J2EE
3 9 (7.14%) LAMP
4 7 (5.56%) HTML
4 7 (5.56%) SOAP
5 6 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (3.97%) EJB
6 5 (3.97%) Rendezvous
7 4 (3.17%) .NET
7 4 (3.17%) JSP
7 4 (3.17%) OAuth
7 4 (3.17%) OpenID
7 4 (3.17%) SailPoint
7 4 (3.17%) SPML
8 3 (2.38%) Lucene
8 3 (2.38%) OpenJDK
8 3 (2.38%) Web Services
8 3 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.76%) Clustering
5 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.76%) SWIFT
5 6 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.97%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.97%) PKI
6 5 (3.97%) SCADA
7 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.38%) Derivative
7 3 (2.38%) Equities
7 3 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.38%) FMCG
7 3 (2.38%) iSeries
7 3 (2.38%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.38%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (65.08%) Unix
2 66 (52.38%) Linux
3 52 (41.27%) Solaris
4 44 (34.92%) Windows
5 21 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (13.49%) AIX
6 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.38%) HPUX
10 3 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.38%) SUSE
11 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.37%) ITIL
2 22 (17.46%) Migration
3 20 (15.87%) E-Commerce
4 19 (15.08%) Project Management
5 17 (13.49%) Low Latency
6 12 (9.52%) Change Management
6 12 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 11 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (8.73%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.35%) Electronic Trading
9 8 (6.35%) ERP
9 8 (6.35%) Service Management
10 7 (5.56%) DevOps
10 7 (5.56%) High Availability
10 7 (5.56%) ITSM
11 6 (4.76%) Change Control
11 6 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.43%) Java
2 22 (17.46%) Perl
3 21 (16.67%) Python
4 19 (15.08%) SQL
5 17 (13.49%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.56%) Ruby
6 7 (5.56%) SystemTap
7 5 (3.97%) Korn
8 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.59%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.59%) R
9 2 (1.59%) VBA
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) C#
10 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.79%) PHP
10 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.79%) Tcl
10 1 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) CCSA
1 4 (3.17%) CCSE
1 4 (3.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) CISM
2 3 (2.38%) CISSP
2 3 (2.38%) CNA
2 3 (2.38%) GCIA
2 3 (2.38%) GCIH
2 3 (2.38%) GIAC
2 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (2.38%) Novell Certification
2 3 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.38%) PMP
2 3 (2.38%) SANS
3 2 (1.59%) MAPM
3 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) RHCA
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.14%) NFS
2 9 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (6.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (4.76%) KVM
4 6 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.17%) NDS
5 4 (3.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 4 (3.17%) Samba
5 4 (3.17%) vSphere
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.38%) Squid
6 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.79%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.79%) XenApp
8 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (15.08%) NetBackup
2 16 (12.70%) Puppet
3 14 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (7.94%) Oracle ZFS
5 8 (6.35%) Ansible
5 8 (6.35%) ITRS Geneos
5 8 (6.35%) OpenView
6 7 (5.56%) BladeLogic
7 5 (3.97%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (3.97%) Nagios
7 5 (3.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (3.17%) OpenAM
8 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (3.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (2.38%) Control-M
9 3 (2.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (2.38%) Packer
10 2 (1.59%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.59%) OpenSSO
10 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (47.62%) Oracle
2 35 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 31 (24.60%) HP
4 26 (20.63%) VMware
5 22 (17.46%) Veritas
6 17 (13.49%) IBM
7 13 (10.32%) Cisco
8 10 (7.94%) Citrix
8 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
9 8 (6.35%) Dell
9 8 (6.35%) EMC
9 8 (6.35%) Sybase
10 7 (5.56%) BMC
10 7 (5.56%) F5
10 7 (5.56%) SAP
10 7 (5.56%) TIBCO
11 6 (4.76%) Brocade
11 6 (4.76%) NetApp
12 5 (3.97%) Cognos
12 5 (3.97%) Symantec
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