The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 22 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.62% 2.03% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £390 £343
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £32.90 £22.13
% change year-on-year
-45.28% +48.70%
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South East

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

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 130 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 48.77% 52.85% 57.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 82 62
Average daily rate £388 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £18.25 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.10% +6.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Sun
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat