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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 24 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.65% - 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£190 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £341
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +17.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +27.50%
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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
59 77 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 38.31% 38.31% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 21
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Metastorm
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (100.00%) TeleForm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Metastorm
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) RightFax
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow