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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 323 280 290
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +10
Contract jobs citing Sun 91 150 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.59% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.30% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 103 74
Average daily rate
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£450 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £28.88 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% -2.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.46 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+91.81% +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
11031 11581 11746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.52% 45.91% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7245 7566 7184
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 240 321
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 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 1 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 +25 27 £400 +6.66% 1
Chiswick - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 82 (47.67%) Finance
2 73 (42.44%) Linux
3 69 (40.12%) UNIX
4 63 (36.63%) Solaris
5 61 (35.47%) SQL
6 60 (34.88%) Oracle
7 53 (30.81%) Banking
8 36 (20.93%) Red Hat
9 35 (20.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (18.02%) HP
11 29 (16.86%) Sybase
12 28 (16.28%) IBM
13 27 (15.70%) Investment Banking
14 26 (15.12%) Windows
15 25 (14.53%) Perl
16 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
17 23 (13.37%) Java
18 22 (12.79%) LDAP
18 22 (12.79%) SAN
19 21 (12.21%) EMC
20 20 (11.63%) Microsoft
20 20 (11.63%) TCP/IP
20 20 (11.63%) Tomcat
21 19 (11.05%) Veritas
21 19 (11.05%) Relational Database
22 18 (10.47%) Migration
22 18 (10.47%) Firewall
22 18 (10.47%) Replication
22 18 (10.47%) Apache
23 17 (9.88%) Enterprise Storage

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 18 (10.47%) Apache
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.74%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.16%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.58%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.23%) MS Office
3 5 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.33%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.58%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.58%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.58%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.81%) Amazon ELB
2 10 (5.81%) Amazon S3
2 10 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.79%) LDAP
1 22 (12.79%) SAN
2 20 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.47%) Firewall
4 15 (8.72%) DNS
5 10 (5.81%) NAS
6 7 (4.07%) LAN
6 7 (4.07%) SSH
7 6 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (3.49%) Network Security
7 6 (3.49%) HTTP
8 5 (2.91%) WAN
8 5 (2.91%) VPN
8 5 (2.91%) Internet
9 4 (2.33%) DHCP
10 3 (1.74%) 3G
10 3 (1.74%) 2G
10 3 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.74%) 4G
11 2 (1.16%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.05%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.14%) DB2
4 13 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (7.56%) Sybase ASE
5 11 (6.40%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (5.81%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (5.23%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (3.49%) MySQL
11 5 (2.91%) Big Data
12 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.33%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Maven
2 6 (3.49%) Ant
3 5 (2.91%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (2.91%) Subversion
4 4 (2.33%) Selenium
4 4 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.33%) Toad
5 3 (1.74%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.74%) eggPlant
5 3 (1.74%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.74%) JIRA
6 2 (1.16%) Hudson
6 2 (1.16%) Calabash
6 2 (1.16%) Log4j
6 2 (1.16%) ERwin
6 2 (1.16%) JUnit
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.58%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.58%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 82 (47.67%) Finance
2 53 (30.81%) Banking
3 27 (15.70%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.65%) Retail
5 5 (2.91%) Legal
5 5 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.74%) Front Office
6 3 (1.74%) Back Office
6 3 (1.74%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (25.58%) Analyst
2 22 (12.79%) Developer
3 20 (11.63%) Support Analyst
4 17 (9.88%) Administrator
5 14 (8.14%) Applications Support
5 14 (8.14%) DBA
6 12 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.98%) Architect
7 11 (6.40%) UNIX Administrator
8 10 (5.81%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.23%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.23%) Consultant
9 9 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.07%) Sybase DBA
11 6 (3.49%) Data Warehouse Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Security Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Information Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.56%) Web Services
2 8 (4.65%) HTML
2 8 (4.65%) XML
3 7 (4.07%) J2EE
4 6 (3.49%) Spring
4 6 (3.49%) Servlets
5 5 (2.91%) JMS
5 5 (2.91%) SOAP
5 5 (2.91%) Struts
5 5 (2.91%) Hibernate
5 5 (2.91%) REST
5 5 (2.91%) Ajax
6 4 (2.33%) JSP
7 3 (1.74%) WAP
7 3 (1.74%) CGI
7 3 (1.74%) EJB
7 3 (1.74%) CSS
7 3 (1.74%) J2ME
7 3 (1.74%) jQuery
7 3 (1.74%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Replication
2 17 (9.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 15 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.56%) CLARiiON
5 12 (6.98%) Symmetrix
6 10 (5.81%) Client/Server
7 7 (4.07%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.49%) Derivative
9 5 (2.91%) Clustering
9 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.33%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.74%) Handset
11 3 (1.74%) Equities
11 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.74%) Symmetrix DMX
11 3 (1.74%) Open Source
12 2 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (1.16%) Web 2.0
12 2 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 73 (42.44%) Linux
2 69 (40.12%) UNIX
3 63 (36.63%) Solaris
4 35 (20.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (15.12%) Windows
6 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.49%) AIX
8 5 (2.91%) HPUX
8 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.16%) SUSE
11 2 (1.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.58%) Tru64
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (10.47%) Migration
2 15 (8.72%) ITIL
3 13 (7.56%) Change Management
4 12 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (6.40%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.81%) Asset Management
6 10 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (5.23%) Risk Management
7 9 (5.23%) Service Management
7 9 (5.23%) ETL
7 9 (5.23%) Test Planning
8 8 (4.65%) Data Migration
8 8 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 8 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.07%) CRM
9 7 (4.07%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.47%) SQL
2 25 (14.53%) Perl
3 23 (13.37%) Java
4 11 (6.40%) Python
5 10 (5.81%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.23%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.65%) Korn
8 5 (2.91%) C++
8 5 (2.91%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.33%) Ruby
9 4 (2.33%) C
10 3 (1.74%) PHP
10 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.74%) VBScript
10 3 (1.74%) VB
10 3 (1.74%) Groovy
11 2 (1.16%) XPath
11 2 (1.16%) Erlang
11 2 (1.16%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 15 (8.72%) Degree
2 9 (5.23%) Sun Certification
3 7 (4.07%) CISSP
4 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.49%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (3.49%) CNA
4 6 (3.49%) Novell Certification
5 5 (2.91%) GIAC
5 5 (2.91%) GCIA
6 4 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.74%) ACCA
7 3 (1.74%) CIMA
8 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.16%) CCNA
8 2 (1.16%) PMP
8 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.58%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.58%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) SLA
1 3 (1.74%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) IAS 39
2 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.16%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (5.23%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (4.65%) NFS
3 7 (4.07%) RHEV
4 6 (3.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (2.91%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (1.74%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.74%) XenApp
8 2 (1.16%) Squid
8 2 (1.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (4.65%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.74%) OpenView
3 3 (1.74%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.16%) OpenSSO
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.16%) Puppet
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.16%) Nagios
4 2 (1.16%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.58%) Control-M
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.58%) SCOM
5 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (34.88%) Oracle
2 36 (20.93%) Red Hat
3 31 (18.02%) HP
4 29 (16.86%) Sybase
5 28 (16.28%) IBM
6 21 (12.21%) EMC
7 20 (11.63%) Microsoft
8 19 (11.05%) Veritas
9 14 (8.14%) Cognos
9 14 (8.14%) VMware
10 12 (6.98%) Citrix
11 7 (4.07%) Cisco
12 6 (3.49%) Netezza
12 6 (3.49%) NetApp
13 5 (2.91%) Dell
13 5 (2.91%) Infor
14 3 (1.74%) CA
14 3 (1.74%) SAP
14 3 (1.74%) Siebel
14 3 (1.74%) Apple
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