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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
England / London
Rank 362 384 342
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -42
Contract jobs citing Sun 45 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.37% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 44
Median daily rate £438 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £268 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £52.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-58.57% +44.82%

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
8308 8601 9521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.99% 40.77% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 5628 6283
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 152 182
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.70 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -4 6 £375 -6.25% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 67 (68.37%) Linux
2 58 (59.18%) Unix
3 49 (50.00%) Finance
4 42 (42.86%) Solaris
5 38 (38.78%) Red Hat
6 37 (37.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (33.67%) Windows
8 31 (31.63%) HP
9 29 (29.59%) Perl
9 29 (29.59%) LDAP
9 29 (29.59%) VMware
10 27 (27.55%) Oracle
11 26 (26.53%) Python
11 26 (26.53%) DNS
12 24 (24.49%) NFS
13 21 (21.43%) Veritas
13 21 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (21.43%) Puppet
14 20 (20.41%) SAN
14 20 (20.41%) Banking
15 18 (18.37%) SQL
15 18 (18.37%) Data Centre
16 17 (17.35%) Configuration Management
17 16 (16.33%) ITIL
17 16 (16.33%) TCP/IP
17 16 (16.33%) Bash Shell
18 15 (15.31%) Financial Institution
18 15 (15.31%) Firewall
19 14 (14.29%) Java
19 14 (14.29%) EMC

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 (6.12%) Apache
1 6 (6.12%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.08%) Confluence
3 4 (4.08%) Liferay
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.02%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.04%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.02%) Academy Housing
3 1 (1.02%) Maximo
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.02%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.02%) GitHub
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
4 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) LDAP
2 26 (26.53%) DNS
3 20 (20.41%) SAN
4 16 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 15 (15.31%) Firewall
6 8 (8.16%) NAS
7 7 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (7.14%) Network Security
8 5 (5.10%) BIG-IP
8 5 (5.10%) DHCP
8 5 (5.10%) Kerberos
8 5 (5.10%) SSH
9 3 (3.06%) Internet
9 3 (3.06%) LAN
9 3 (3.06%) SNMP
9 3 (3.06%) VoIP
9 3 (3.06%) WAN
10 2 (2.04%) FTP
10 2 (2.04%) PuTTY
10 2 (2.04%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.04%) Hyperion Smart View
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.04%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.02%) BODI
4 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.02%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.02%) OLTP
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.02%) QlikView
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) JIRA
2 4 (4.08%) Bitbucket
2 4 (4.08%) Subversion
3 2 (2.04%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.04%) ERwin
3 2 (2.04%) Gerrit
3 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.04%) Introscope
3 2 (2.04%) JMeter
3 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.04%) Log4Net
3 2 (2.04%) NUnit
3 2 (2.04%) Toad
4 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (20.41%) Banking
3 15 (15.31%) Financial Institution
4 9 (9.18%) Investment Banking
5 7 (7.14%) Legal
5 7 (7.14%) Retail
6 5 (5.10%) Front Office
7 2 (2.04%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.02%) Automotive
8 1 (1.02%) Japanese Language
8 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (27.55%) Administrator
2 23 (23.47%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (20.41%) Unix Administrator
3 20 (20.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 16 (16.33%) Analyst
4 16 (16.33%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (12.24%) Unix Engineer
7 11 (11.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (10.20%) Architect
8 10 (10.20%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 7 (7.14%) Senior Unix Administrator
9 7 (7.14%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
10 6 (6.12%) AWS Administrator
10 6 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Security Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) JMS
1 4 (4.08%) LAMP
1 4 (4.08%) Middleware
2 3 (3.06%) Spring
2 3 (3.06%) XML
3 2 (2.04%) .NET
3 2 (2.04%) DOM
3 2 (2.04%) Java EE
3 2 (2.04%) JiBX
3 2 (2.04%) JSP
3 2 (2.04%) SOAP
3 2 (2.04%) WCF
3 2 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.04%) WinForms
3 2 (2.04%) WPF
4 1 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.02%) JAX-WS
4 1 (1.02%) JSF
4 1 (1.02%) Lucene
4 1 (1.02%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.18%) Fixed Income
3 9 (9.18%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.14%) Clustering
4 7 (7.14%) Equities
4 7 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (5.10%) SCADA
7 4 (4.08%) Derivative
7 4 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (4.08%) Replication
7 4 (4.08%) Symmetrix
8 3 (3.06%) IVR
8 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
8 3 (3.06%) Wiki
9 2 (2.04%) iSeries
9 2 (2.04%) SWIFT
9 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (68.37%) Linux
2 58 (59.18%) Unix
3 42 (42.86%) Solaris
4 37 (37.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (33.67%) Windows
6 8 (8.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.08%) AIX
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.06%) SUSE
9 3 (3.06%) VMS
9 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.02%) HPUX
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.35%) Configuration Management
2 16 (16.33%) ITIL
3 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.24%) Problem Management
5 11 (11.22%) Change Control
5 11 (11.22%) ITIL V3
5 11 (11.22%) Migration
6 10 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (10.20%) Incident Management
7 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.18%) Electronic Trading
7 9 (9.18%) Service Management
8 8 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (7.14%) Change Management
9 7 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
9 7 (7.14%) Security Operations
9 7 (7.14%) Threat Detection
9 7 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.59%) Perl
2 26 (26.53%) Python
3 18 (18.37%) SQL
4 16 (16.33%) Bash Shell
5 14 (14.29%) Java
6 13 (13.27%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.16%) Korn
8 7 (7.14%) Bourne shell
8 7 (7.14%) C-shell
9 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.08%) Ruby
9 4 (4.08%) SystemTap
10 2 (2.04%) C
10 2 (2.04%) C#
10 2 (2.04%) C++
11 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) CISM
1 7 (7.14%) CISSP
1 7 (7.14%) CNA
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
1 7 (7.14%) GCIA
1 7 (7.14%) GCIH
1 7 (7.14%) GIAC
1 7 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
1 7 (7.14%) Novell Certification
1 7 (7.14%) SANS
2 4 (4.08%) Sun Certification
3 3 (3.06%) AAT
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) ACCA
4 2 (2.04%) RHCE
4 2 (2.04%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (24.49%) NFS
2 21 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (9.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Samba
6 6 (6.12%) Active Directory
6 6 (6.12%) vSphere
7 5 (5.10%) KVM
8 4 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (3.06%) SRDF
9 3 (3.06%) Veritas File System
9 3 (3.06%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (3.06%) XenApp
9 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.02%) Docker
11 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (21.43%) Puppet
2 13 (13.27%) Red Hat Satellite
3 9 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.16%) Ansible
5 7 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (7.14%) NetBackup
6 6 (6.12%) OpenView
6 6 (6.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 5 (5.10%) Nagios
8 4 (4.08%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.04%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (2.04%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (1.02%) OpenSSO
10 1 (1.02%) Packer
10 1 (1.02%) Pingdom
10 1 (1.02%) SCCM
10 1 (1.02%) SCOM
10 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (38.78%) Red Hat
2 31 (31.63%) HP
3 29 (29.59%) VMware
4 27 (27.55%) Oracle
5 21 (21.43%) Veritas
6 14 (14.29%) EMC
6 14 (14.29%) IBM
7 11 (11.22%) Cisco
8 9 (9.18%) NetApp
9 7 (7.14%) CyberArk
10 6 (6.12%) SAP
10 6 (6.12%) Splunk
11 5 (5.10%) 3PAR
11 5 (5.10%) Brocade
11 5 (5.10%) Citrix
11 5 (5.10%) Reuters
12 4 (4.08%) Atlassian
12 4 (4.08%) Bloomberg
12 4 (4.08%) ION Trading
12 4 (4.08%) Juniper
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