The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 31 July 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 253 244 230
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.076% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+40.89% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.73 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2489 2369 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.11% 25.76% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1166 1066
Average daily rate £375 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 81 113
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun Certification across the South East region.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the South East region.

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 5 £388 -
West Sussex - 2 £325 -
Surrey -2 1 - -
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Sun Certification 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 Certification.

1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Sun
4 8 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 6 (37.50%) HP
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Veritas
6 6 (37.50%) DSLAM
6 6 (37.50%) CCNP
6 6 (37.50%) CCNA
6 6 (37.50%) UNIX
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (37.50%) ATM
6 6 (37.50%) Broadband
6 6 (37.50%) VoIP
6 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
6 6 (37.50%) PPP
6 6 (37.50%) VPN
6 6 (37.50%) MS Office
6 6 (37.50%) Solaris
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (37.50%) Huawei
6 6 (37.50%) SCSA

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Sun Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) xDSL
2 6 (37.50%) DSLAM
2 6 (37.50%) ATM
2 6 (37.50%) Broadband
2 6 (37.50%) VoIP
2 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 6 (37.50%) PPP
2 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) Dojo
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) Java RMI
3 1 (6.25%) JPA
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) EqualLogic
3 2 (12.50%) GIS
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Solaris
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 2 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) CCNP
2 6 (37.50%) CCNA
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) SCSA
3 2 (12.50%) OCPJWCD
3 2 (12.50%) OCPJP
3 2 (12.50%) OCMJD
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Sun
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) Veritas
4 6 (37.50%) Huawei
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow