The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.83% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £35.18 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -20.95%
Sun
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 79 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 32.40% 45.93% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 67 31
Average daily rate £575 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £575 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.68 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.24% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun across the Luton region.

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Luton region.

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Sun
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat