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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 377 372 335
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Contract jobs citing Sun 57 61 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.59% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 61
Median daily rate £455 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £543 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £17.85 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.17 £24.80 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.53 £32.00 £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
9247 10298 10501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.77% 43.72% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6265 6829 6594
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 252 225
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.71 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.17 £34.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 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 29 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 +43 9 £388 -9.88% 3
Croydon -15 1 £335 -25.55%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 63 (61.17%) Unix
2 51 (49.51%) Linux
3 44 (42.72%) Oracle
4 41 (39.81%) Solaris
5 38 (36.89%) Finance
6 35 (33.98%) Banking
7 29 (28.16%) ITIL
8 28 (27.18%) HP
9 25 (24.27%) Red Hat
9 25 (24.27%) Java
10 22 (21.36%) Windows
11 20 (19.42%) SAN
12 19 (18.45%) E-Commerce
12 19 (18.45%) Project Management
13 17 (16.50%) Low Latency
14 16 (15.53%) AIX
14 16 (15.53%) Veritas
14 16 (15.53%) IBM
15 15 (14.56%) Python
15 15 (14.56%) SQL
15 15 (14.56%) Firewall
15 15 (14.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (13.59%) Perl
16 14 (13.59%) LDAP
17 13 (12.62%) XML
17 13 (12.62%) NetBackup
17 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
18 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
19 11 (10.68%) Shell Script
19 11 (10.68%) Management Information System

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 (5.83%) Apache
1 6 (5.83%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.85%) GlassFish
2 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.91%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.91%) JBoss
5 2 (1.94%) iPlanet
5 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.94%) SAS
6 1 (0.97%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.97%) RMDS
2 1 (0.97%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.94%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.42%) SAN
2 15 (14.56%) Firewall
3 14 (13.59%) LDAP
4 9 (8.74%) Network Security
5 8 (7.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.80%) NAS
7 5 (4.85%) LAN
7 5 (4.85%) WAN
8 4 (3.88%) MPLS
9 3 (2.91%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.91%) HTTP
9 3 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.91%) SSL
10 2 (1.94%) DNS
10 2 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.94%) Wireless
11 1 (0.97%) 3G
11 1 (0.97%) 4G
11 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.83%) MySQL
4 3 (2.91%) DB2
4 3 (2.91%) MarkLogic
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.94%) BODI
5 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.94%) OLTP
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.94%) QlikView
5 2 (1.94%) VLDB
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.94%) Hudson
2 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.97%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
General
1 38 (36.89%) Finance
2 35 (33.98%) Banking
3 7 (6.80%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.85%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.88%) Back Office
5 4 (3.88%) International Banking
5 4 (3.88%) Legal
6 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.94%) Front Office
8 1 (0.97%) Advertising
8 1 (0.97%) Billing
8 1 (0.97%) Games
8 1 (0.97%) Local Government
8 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (20.39%) Administrator
2 19 (18.45%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (17.48%) Unix Administrator
4 16 (15.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.65%) Analyst
6 10 (9.71%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (8.74%) Architect
7 9 (8.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.80%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.80%) Solaris Administrator
9 6 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.83%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.83%) Unix Support
10 5 (4.85%) Consultant
10 5 (4.85%) Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) XML
2 10 (9.71%) J2EE
2 10 (9.71%) Middleware
3 7 (6.80%) HTML
3 7 (6.80%) SOAP
4 5 (4.85%) LAMP
5 4 (3.88%) EJB
5 4 (3.88%) JMS
5 4 (3.88%) JSP
5 4 (3.88%) SailPoint
5 4 (3.88%) SPML
6 3 (2.91%) .NET
6 3 (2.91%) Lucene
6 3 (2.91%) OAuth
6 3 (2.91%) OpenID
6 3 (2.91%) OpenJDK
6 3 (2.91%) Servlets
6 3 (2.91%) XSL
7 2 (1.94%) ODBC
7 2 (1.94%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.85%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.88%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.91%) Equities
6 3 (2.91%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.91%) Fintech
6 3 (2.91%) FMCG
6 3 (2.91%) PKI
6 3 (2.91%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.91%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.94%) Clustering
7 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.94%) iSeries
7 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (61.17%) Unix
2 51 (49.51%) Linux
3 41 (39.81%) Solaris
4 22 (21.36%) Windows
5 16 (15.53%) AIX
6 15 (14.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.97%) HPUX
11 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.97%) SUSE
11 1 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) ITIL
2 19 (18.45%) E-Commerce
2 19 (18.45%) Project Management
3 17 (16.50%) Low Latency
4 10 (9.71%) Change Management
4 10 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (9.71%) Migration
5 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.77%) ERP
5 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
6 7 (6.80%) ITSM
7 6 (5.83%) CRM
7 6 (5.83%) DevOps
7 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.85%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.85%) Network Design
8 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.85%) Service Management
8 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) Java
2 15 (14.56%) Python
2 15 (14.56%) SQL
3 14 (13.59%) Perl
4 11 (10.68%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.80%) SystemTap
6 4 (3.88%) C
6 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.88%) Ruby
7 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.94%) R
7 2 (1.94%) VBA
8 1 (0.97%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.97%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.97%) C#
8 1 (0.97%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.97%) Tcl
8 1 (0.97%) VB
8 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) CCSA
1 4 (3.88%) CCSE
2 3 (2.91%) CISM
2 3 (2.91%) CISSP
2 3 (2.91%) CNA
2 3 (2.91%) GCIA
2 3 (2.91%) GCIH
2 3 (2.91%) GIAC
2 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.91%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (2.91%) Novell Certification
2 3 (2.91%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.91%) PMP
2 3 (2.91%) SANS
3 2 (1.94%) MAPM
4 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.97%) RHCA
4 1 (0.97%) RHCE
4 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.83%) KVM
2 6 (5.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.91%) NDS
4 3 (2.91%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 3 (2.91%) Squid
4 3 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.94%) Docker
5 2 (1.94%) NFS
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.97%) Samba
6 1 (0.97%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) NetBackup
2 11 (10.68%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle ZFS
3 10 (9.71%) Puppet
4 8 (7.77%) Ansible
5 7 (6.80%) BladeLogic
5 7 (6.80%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (3.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (2.91%) Control-M
7 3 (2.91%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.91%) OpenAM
7 3 (2.91%) Packer
7 3 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.94%) Nagios
8 2 (1.94%) OpenView
9 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.97%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.97%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (42.72%) Oracle
2 28 (27.18%) HP
3 25 (24.27%) Red Hat
4 16 (15.53%) IBM
4 16 (15.53%) Veritas
5 11 (10.68%) VMware
6 10 (9.71%) Cisco
7 8 (7.77%) Dell
7 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.77%) Sybase
8 7 (6.80%) Citrix
9 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.85%) EMC
10 4 (3.88%) BMC
10 4 (3.88%) JD Edwards
10 4 (3.88%) NICE Systems
10 4 (3.88%) SAP
10 4 (3.88%) Symantec
11 3 (2.91%) Brocade
11 3 (2.91%) F5
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