The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 38 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.27% 1.12% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 2.61% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £195 £219 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.85% -29.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+38.52% +10.46%
Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
178 153 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 48.77% 42.98% 55.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 73
Average daily rate £305 £360 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.41% +21.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Sun
Yorkshire

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
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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -5 1 £195 +11.42%
Sun
Yorkshire

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) HL7
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Axway
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (16.67%) Hitachi