The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 91 75 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs citing Sun 24 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.59% 0.43% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% 1.20% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 6
Median daily rate £278 £265 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £251 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £279 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -56.36%
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 North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
927 334 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 61.31% 35.99% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 167 148
Median daily rate £285 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £451 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 29 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.86 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.09% -44.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.25 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -27 23 £278 +4.81% 4
Durham - 1 - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Sun.

1 35 (94.59%) Oracle
1 35 (94.59%) Unix
2 29 (78.38%) Solaris
3 27 (72.97%) Java
3 27 (72.97%) AIX
4 25 (67.57%) WebLogic
5 23 (62.16%) Windows
6 20 (54.05%) IBM
7 19 (51.35%) ITIL
7 19 (51.35%) Perl
7 19 (51.35%) WebSphere
8 18 (48.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (48.65%) SSL
9 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
9 17 (45.95%) J2EE
9 17 (45.95%) Axway
10 16 (43.24%) QMS
10 16 (43.24%) C
10 16 (43.24%) Linux
10 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
11 15 (40.54%) HP
11 15 (40.54%) MQSeries
11 15 (40.54%) LDAP
12 14 (37.84%) Middleware
13 13 (35.14%) SQL
14 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
15 11 (29.73%) IBM Integration Bus
15 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
15 11 (29.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 11 (29.73%) Tuxedo

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (67.57%) WebLogic
2 19 (51.35%) WebSphere
3 18 (48.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (40.54%) MQSeries
5 11 (29.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (29.73%) Tuxedo
6 10 (27.03%) AquaLogic
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (21.62%) iPlanet
8 7 (18.92%) JBoss
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (10.81%) FileNet
10 3 (8.11%) Confluence
11 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 10 (27.03%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (18.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) SSL
2 15 (40.54%) LDAP
3 8 (21.62%) BIG-IP
3 8 (21.62%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (21.62%) Network Security
3 8 (21.62%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) Kerberos
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) FTP
5 2 (5.41%) NAS
5 2 (5.41%) SSH
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) ProC
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Chief Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Developer
7 1 (2.70%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.70%) DBA
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Unix Support
7 1 (2.70%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) J2EE
2 14 (37.84%) Middleware
3 11 (29.73%) IBM Integration Bus
4 9 (24.32%) Software Packaging
5 8 (21.62%) JSP
6 7 (18.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) DataPower
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) Private Cloud
4 3 (8.11%) CLARiiON
5 2 (5.41%) Grid Computing
5 2 (5.41%) HP Storage
5 2 (5.41%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Unix
2 29 (78.38%) Solaris
3 27 (72.97%) AIX
4 23 (62.16%) Windows
5 16 (43.24%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) OS/390
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
2 16 (43.24%) QMS
3 9 (24.32%) Change Management
3 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
3 9 (24.32%) Release Management
3 9 (24.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (24.32%) Security Management
3 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
4 8 (21.62%) DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
4 8 (21.62%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) Six Sigma
4 8 (21.62%) Workflow
5 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.92%) Change Control
5 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (18.92%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) Perl
3 16 (43.24%) C
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) C++
6 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
7 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Korn
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) JSP 440
2 7 (18.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Docker
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (18.92%) Puppet
3 4 (10.81%) OpenView
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (5.41%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Oracle
2 20 (54.05%) IBM
3 17 (45.95%) Axway
3 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
4 15 (40.54%) HP
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) Fujitsu
7 8 (21.62%) BEA
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco
7 8 (21.62%) F5
7 8 (21.62%) VMware
8 7 (18.92%) Informatica
8 7 (18.92%) Siebel
9 5 (13.51%) EMC
9 5 (13.51%) Opsware
10 4 (10.81%) Cognos
11 2 (5.41%) BMC
11 2 (5.41%) NetApp
11 2 (5.41%) Symantec
11 2 (5.41%) Veritas
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