The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Suffolk 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.06% - -
As % of the Vendors category 11.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 49 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.90% 32.89% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 25 55
Average daily rate £375 £255 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £149 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 14 (82.35%) Solvency II
2 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
2 5 (29.41%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) PKI
4 3 (17.65%) OpenSSO
4 3 (17.65%) JAAS
4 3 (17.65%) ForgeRock
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Apache
4 3 (17.65%) HTTP
4 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) X.509
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Ant
5 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.76%) LDAP
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (11.76%) Puppet
5 2 (11.76%) Wireshark

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) X.509
2 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Ant
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
1 2 (11.76%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Business Analyst
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Solvency II Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) JAAS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) OpenSSO
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) ForgeRock