The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 40 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.04% - 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% - 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£338 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £7.19 £38.11 £24.67
% change year-on-year
-81.13% +54.48%
Sun
South Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
190 104 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 49.61% 48.83% 49.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 62 58
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £197 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 20
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.90 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £22.69 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Tandem
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Jetty

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) PVCS
1 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (25.00%) FishEye
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas