The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 4 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.

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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 48 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.34% - 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% - 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£338 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £7.19 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-78.88% +89.47%
Sun
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
258 162 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 49.52% 45.38% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 82 88
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Sheffield - 4 £338 -
Rotherham - 3 - -
Sun
Yorkshire

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) SMS
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security
4 3 (42.86%) Spanish Language
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) LAMP
6 1 (14.29%) SUSE
6 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) DMZ
6 1 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Veritas
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) JBoss
6 1 (14.29%) Apache

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SMS
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) PVCS
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
1 1 (14.29%) FishEye
1 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
1 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (42.86%) Spanish Language
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Tandem
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (14.29%) SUSE
6 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) vCloud
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas