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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.37% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-56.36% +37.50%
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
99 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.80% 51.63% 47.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 35
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 21
Average hourly rate £9.48 £11.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% -66.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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