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 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - 60 73
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.81% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.68% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £386 £393
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £18.00 £32.90
% change year-on-year
+183.33% -45.28%
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
551 477 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.55% 48.52% 51.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 246 249
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +42.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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

Sun
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

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