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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 30 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.87% 5.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 11.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.46 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+91.81% +4.26%
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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
105 113 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.45% 46.89% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 48
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 10
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.69 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.40 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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
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 18 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) HP StorageWorks
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
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