The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 6 May 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.68% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £18.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+183.33% -40.00%
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 Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
99 84 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 48.29% 57.53% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 27
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £314 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Sun
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for 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%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Opsware
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Opsware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware