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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.53% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
- -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.10% +5.55%
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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 North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
361 210 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.10% 55.85% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 99 88
Average daily rate £360 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £491 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 30
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -33.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.35 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.19 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas