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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.94% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £9.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+278.94% -78.88%
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
166 205 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.40% 48.24% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 146 56
Median daily rate £490 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.70 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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