The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - - 94
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.61 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+90.63% -5.58%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
387 560 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.68% 51.80% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 250 229
Average daily rate £385 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 24
Average hourly rate £17.29 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.96% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Reading
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