The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 51 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Sun 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.13% 0.29% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% 0.69% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Average daily rate
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£259 £363 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £363 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £363 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
263 145 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 49.53% 42.27% 46.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 61 121
Average daily rate £331 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £32.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 6 £259 -28.57% 1
Northumberland - - - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) LDAP
2 7 (87.50%) Siebel
2 7 (87.50%) Informatica
2 7 (87.50%) Workflow
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
3 4 (50.00%) FileNet
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) JBoss
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Axway
4 3 (37.50%) Change Control

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (50.00%) FileNet
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Environment Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Siebel
1 7 (87.50%) Informatica
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Axway
4 1 (12.50%) Northgate