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 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 51 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.15% - 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% - 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £11.63 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+188.04% -66.93%
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
159 155 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.40% 35.96% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 106 65
Median daily rate £350 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -71.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £9.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £16.25 £38.00
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 Sheffield

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

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) NFS
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Symmetrix
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 6 (100.00%) SRDF
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) VMS
2 4 (66.67%) Unix

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) SAN Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Server Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Symmetrix
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) VMS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) NFS
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (100.00%) SRDF
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat