The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.84% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£347 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +27.50%
Sun
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
194 148 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 40.67% 41.11% 47.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 56 58
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £162 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £485 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -42.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Nottingham - 3 £347 - 3
Sun
East Midlands

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) Samba
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) Korn
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) PlateSpin
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 3 (75.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) FCoE
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) Korn
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) C-shell
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Samba
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (75.00%) KVM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) PlateSpin
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Opsware
3 2 (50.00%) Cognos
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft