The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Oxford 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+38.52% +10.46%
Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 113 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.96% 44.14% 56.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 64 75
Average daily rate £325 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.43 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.08% -40.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £10.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Sun
Oxfordshire

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Oxford