The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.36% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £35.18 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+44.98% -20.05%
Sun
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
231 248 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.85% 47.69% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 186 94
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Sun
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bridgend - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
Sun
Wales

Sun
Top 15 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) PDA
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Server+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM