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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 77 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.10% 0.23% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.35 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-81.45% +89.47%
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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
466 398 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.21% 46.60% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 213 148
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 29
Average hourly rate £10.04 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.20 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix