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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.83% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.46% +4.86%
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
Berkshire

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
419 458 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.06% 54.01% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 212 193
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £24.12 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sun
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sun.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) StorageTek
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) EMC Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) SAN Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) SAN Support
1 3 (100.00%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Storage Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) StorageTek