The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 141 139 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing Sun 15 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.032% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.073% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£500 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £381 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.26% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £32.90 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-12.61% +38.52%
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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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1788 1375 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.27% 43.43% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 643 507
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £40.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Cheshire 0 7 £500 - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) AIX
3 13 (46.43%) UNIX
4 11 (39.29%) HP
5 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Solaris
7 8 (28.57%) IIS
7 8 (28.57%) LDAP
7 8 (28.57%) CA Single Sign-On
7 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (25.00%) Web Development
8 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
9 6 (21.43%) Perl
9 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (21.43%) BMC
9 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 5 (17.86%) Catalyst
10 5 (17.86%) MVC
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle
11 4 (14.29%) CSS
11 4 (14.29%) HTML
11 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 4 (14.29%) Apache
11 4 (14.29%) CA

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (28.57%) IIS
2 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.14%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Agresso
1 1 (3.57%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LDAP
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Telnet
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) SSH
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) Softswitch
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Maven
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Catalyst
2 4 (14.29%) YUI
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) FlexPod
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) AIX
3 13 (46.43%) UNIX
4 8 (28.57%) Solaris
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) SUSE
6 2 (7.14%) Debian
6 2 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Web Development
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Document Management
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Perl
2 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) HP
2 6 (21.43%) BMC
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) CA
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Siebel
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.57%) Sonus
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