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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 370 379 352
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Contract jobs citing Sun 50 48 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.53% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 55
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £12.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+179.16% -65.88%
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
9227 9109 10357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.97% 40.54% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6156 6025 7085
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 161 261
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.37 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -14 9 - - 2
Feltham - 1 £490 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 81 (69.83%) Unix
2 77 (66.38%) Linux
3 53 (45.69%) Solaris
4 52 (44.83%) Windows
5 48 (41.38%) Oracle
6 44 (37.93%) Finance
7 41 (35.34%) Red Hat
8 37 (31.90%) VMware
9 34 (29.31%) HP
9 34 (29.31%) LDAP
10 33 (28.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (25.00%) SAN
12 29 (25.00%) Banking
13 27 (23.28%) ITIL
14 25 (21.55%) Perl
14 25 (21.55%) SQL
15 24 (20.69%) Veritas
15 24 (20.69%) DNS
16 23 (19.83%) Firewall
16 23 (19.83%) Python
16 23 (19.83%) Data Centre
17 22 (18.97%) NFS
18 21 (18.10%) Puppet
19 20 (17.24%) Migration
19 20 (17.24%) IBM
20 19 (16.38%) Java
21 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
22 17 (14.66%) Cisco
23 16 (13.79%) TCP/IP

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 14 (12.07%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.48%) Apache
3 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (3.45%) iPlanet
4 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.59%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.59%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.72%) Confluence
6 2 (1.72%) Liferay
6 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.72%) SAS
7 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) RMDS
2 3 (2.59%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.72%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.86%) Maximo
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.86%) G Suite
4 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.31%) LDAP
2 29 (25.00%) SAN
3 24 (20.69%) DNS
4 23 (19.83%) Firewall
5 16 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.62%) BIG-IP
7 8 (6.90%) Network Security
8 7 (6.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (5.17%) NAS
10 5 (4.31%) Kerberos
10 5 (4.31%) SSH
11 4 (3.45%) DHCP
11 4 (3.45%) Internet
11 4 (3.45%) LAN
11 4 (3.45%) WAN
12 3 (2.59%) SNMP
12 3 (2.59%) VoIP
13 2 (1.72%) FTP
13 2 (1.72%) HTTP
13 2 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.34%) MySQL
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.45%) OLTP
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) BODI
6 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.72%) DB2
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.72%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.86%) QlikView
7 1 (0.86%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.86%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Gerrit
1 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.45%) Subversion
2 3 (2.59%) JIRA
3 2 (1.72%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.72%) Introscope
3 2 (1.72%) JMeter
3 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.72%) Toad
4 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.86%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 44 (37.93%) Finance
2 29 (25.00%) Banking
3 13 (11.21%) Investment Banking
4 11 (9.48%) Financial Institution
5 7 (6.03%) Legal
5 7 (6.03%) Retail
6 5 (4.31%) Front Office
7 3 (2.59%) Back Office
8 2 (1.72%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.86%) Automotive
9 1 (0.86%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Administrator
2 24 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (18.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 20 (17.24%) Unix Administrator
5 16 (13.79%) Analyst
6 14 (12.07%) Architect
6 14 (12.07%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (11.21%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.76%) Support Analyst
10 8 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
10 8 (6.90%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 7 (6.03%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
12 6 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 6 (5.17%) Incident Manager
12 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (5.17%) Security Analyst
12 6 (5.17%) Unix Analyst
12 6 (5.17%) Unix Support
12 6 (5.17%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) J2EE
1 8 (6.90%) Middleware
1 8 (6.90%) XML
2 6 (5.17%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (5.17%) LAMP
3 5 (4.31%) EJB
3 5 (4.31%) Rendezvous
4 4 (3.45%) .NET
4 4 (3.45%) HTML
4 4 (3.45%) JMS
4 4 (3.45%) JSP
4 4 (3.45%) OAuth
4 4 (3.45%) OpenID
4 4 (3.45%) SailPoint
4 4 (3.45%) SOAP
4 4 (3.45%) SPML
4 4 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.59%) SAML
5 3 (2.59%) Web Services
6 2 (1.72%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.21%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (7.76%) Clustering
6 8 (6.90%) Fixed Income
7 7 (6.03%) Equities
7 7 (6.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (4.31%) Derivative
8 5 (4.31%) SCADA
8 5 (4.31%) Virtual Team
9 4 (3.45%) Mainframe
10 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.59%) iSeries
10 3 (2.59%) IVR
10 3 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (2.59%) PKI
10 3 (2.59%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.72%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 81 (69.83%) Unix
2 77 (66.38%) Linux
3 53 (45.69%) Solaris
4 52 (44.83%) Windows
5 33 (28.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (11.21%) AIX
8 10 (8.62%) Windows Server
9 5 (4.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.72%) HPUX
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.72%) SUSE
11 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) ITIL
2 20 (17.24%) Migration
3 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.21%) Configuration Management
4 13 (11.21%) Problem Management
4 13 (11.21%) Service Management
5 12 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 12 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (9.48%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (9.48%) Project Management
7 10 (8.62%) Low Latency
8 9 (7.76%) Change Management
9 8 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.90%) High Availability
9 8 (6.90%) ITSM
9 8 (6.90%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.90%) Security Operations
10 7 (6.03%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.55%) Perl
1 25 (21.55%) SQL
2 23 (19.83%) Python
3 19 (16.38%) Java
4 15 (12.93%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.07%) Shell Script
6 12 (10.34%) Korn
7 6 (5.17%) Ruby
7 6 (5.17%) SystemTap
8 5 (4.31%) Bourne shell
8 5 (4.31%) C-shell
9 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.72%) R
11 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) CISM
1 7 (6.03%) CISSP
1 7 (6.03%) CNA
1 7 (6.03%) GCIA
1 7 (6.03%) GCIH
1 7 (6.03%) GIAC
1 7 (6.03%) Network+ Certification
1 7 (6.03%) Novell Certification
1 7 (6.03%) SANS
2 6 (5.17%) Degree
3 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.72%) RHCE
5 2 (1.72%) RHCT
6 1 (0.86%) AAT
6 1 (0.86%) CCSA
6 1 (0.86%) CCSE
6 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (18.97%) NFS
3 14 (12.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
5 8 (6.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (6.03%) KVM
6 7 (6.03%) Samba
6 7 (6.03%) vSphere
7 4 (3.45%) NDS
7 4 (3.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.59%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.59%) XenApp
8 3 (2.59%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 21 (18.10%) Puppet
2 13 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.48%) NetBackup
4 10 (8.62%) OpenView
5 9 (7.76%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (6.90%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (6.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (5.17%) Ansible
8 6 (5.17%) Nagios
9 5 (4.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (4.31%) Tivoli
9 5 (4.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (3.45%) OpenAM
10 4 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (1.72%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.72%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (1.72%) OpenSSO
11 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.86%) Packer
Vendors
1 48 (41.38%) Oracle
2 41 (35.34%) Red Hat
3 37 (31.90%) VMware
4 34 (29.31%) HP
5 24 (20.69%) Veritas
6 20 (17.24%) IBM
7 17 (14.66%) Cisco
8 12 (10.34%) EMC
9 9 (7.76%) Cyber-Ark
10 8 (6.90%) F5
10 8 (6.90%) Reuters
11 7 (6.03%) 3PAR
11 7 (6.03%) Brocade
11 7 (6.03%) NetApp
11 7 (6.03%) SAP
11 7 (6.03%) TIBCO
12 6 (5.17%) CA
12 6 (5.17%) Citrix
12 6 (5.17%) Novell
12 6 (5.17%) Sybase
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