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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
Wales / South Wales
Rank 45 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.22% 0.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £50.25 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +42.85%

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
196 225 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.52% 43.35% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 156 180
Median daily rate £356 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.10 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.60% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £18.07 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Sun.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3G Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 4G Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LTE Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware