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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 55 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.99% 0.25% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £35.18 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+44.98% -20.05%
Sun
Buckinghamshire

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
298 387 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.15% 49.11% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 184 171
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £180 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.80 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £14.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Clustering
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (50.00%) DoDAF
3 4 (50.00%) MODAF
3 4 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) OpenView
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) StorageTek
3 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) NAS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) JMS
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) JSP
2 3 (37.50%) Servlets
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Struts
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) CESG
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) HPUX
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) DoDAF
1 4 (50.00%) MODAF
1 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) RUP
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) OpenView
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) StorageTek
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix