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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 271 248 231
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.054% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2627 2340 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.13% 25.19% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1210 1081
Average daily rate £375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 105 111
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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 - 3 £400 -
West Sussex - 2 £325 -
Surrey -8 1 £450 -33.33%
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 12 (75.00%) 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%) Telecoms
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Veritas
6 6 (37.50%) DSLAM
6 6 (37.50%) SCSA
6 6 (37.50%) CCNP
6 6 (37.50%) CCNA
6 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 6 (37.50%) HP
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%) UNIX
6 6 (37.50%) Solaris
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (37.50%) Huawei
6 6 (37.50%) xDSL

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
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 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) 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%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) Dojo
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) JPA
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) JNDI
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) Java RMI
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) EqualLogic
3 2 (12.50%) GIS
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
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 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 2 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) 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 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) OCPJWCD
4 2 (12.50%) OCPJP
4 2 (12.50%) OCMJD
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