The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -56.36%
Sun
Lancashire

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

Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 46.43% 45.56% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 9
Median daily rate £340 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -20.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Sun.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) Axway
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) AquaLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tuxedo

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) AquaLogic
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Tuxedo
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AIX Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OS/390
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) QMS
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Axway
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle