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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 106 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Sun 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £11.63 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+188.04% -66.93%
Sun
UK

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
982 1152 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 49.00% 40.42% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 585 560
Median daily rate £340 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.70 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 9 £250 -
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
Edinburgh +16 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £310 -
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sun.

1 16 (100.00%) Solaris
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
3 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 14 (87.50%) VMware
4 12 (75.00%) NFS
4 12 (75.00%) IBM
4 12 (75.00%) Shell Script
4 12 (75.00%) CommVault
4 12 (75.00%) NetApp
4 12 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
4 12 (75.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (68.75%) Unix
6 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (43.75%) Canon
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) Internet
8 4 (25.00%) vSphere
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (12.50%) Firewall
10 2 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (12.50%) iPlanet
10 2 (12.50%) Veritas
10 2 (12.50%) Windows
10 2 (12.50%) AIX
10 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
10 2 (12.50%) J2EE
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL

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
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) International Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (43.75%) 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%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (18.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
8 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
8 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
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 2 (12.50%) AIX
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) HPUX
7 1 (6.25%) SUSE
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
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
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
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%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) CommVault
3 12 (75.00%) IBM
3 12 (75.00%) NetApp
4 7 (43.75%) Canon
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) BEA
7 1 (6.25%) CA
7 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
7 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec