The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 71 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.31% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£280 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £19.29
% change year-on-year
+89.47% +23.15%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
374 323 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.50% 43.83% 51.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 141 183
Average daily rate £339 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 25
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Sun
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle