The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 128 108
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Contract jobs citing Sun 8 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.076% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.18% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £275 £350 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £350 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £50.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +42.14%

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
772 1095 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.59% 41.41% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 598 474
Median daily rate £363 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +121.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Ayrshire - 5 £263 -
Edinburgh +18 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sun.

1 16 (100.00%) Solaris
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) NFS
3 12 (75.00%) IBM
3 12 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 12 (75.00%) CommVault
3 12 (75.00%) NetApp
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
3 12 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (68.75%) Unix
5 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) Canon
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) Internet
7 4 (25.00%) vSphere
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) Firewall
9 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) AIX
9 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (12.50%) J2EE
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) LDAP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (12.50%) iPlanet
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Administrator
2 7 (43.75%) Solaris Administrator
2 7 (43.75%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (31.25%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (25.00%) Unix Scripter
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (18.75%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (6.25%) Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) Sun Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Solaris
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
4 11 (68.75%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) AIX
8 1 (6.25%) HPUX
8 1 (6.25%) SUSE
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 12 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) NFS
2 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) KVM
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) CommVault
2 12 (75.00%) IBM
2 12 (75.00%) NetApp
3 7 (43.75%) Canon
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) ForgeRock
6 1 (6.25%) BEA
6 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas