The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Sheffield region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 29 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.43% 1.62% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £195 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+38.52% +10.46%
Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
134 81 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 57.02% 43.78% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 38 34
Average daily rate £313 £360 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.25 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.66% +63.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £20.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Sun
South Yorkshire

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 16 April 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) HL7
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Axway
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (16.67%) Hitachi