The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 30 September 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 56 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 49 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.06% 0.83% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.53% 2.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 0
Median daily rate £320 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £10.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+234.88% -76.11%
Sun
North East

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

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
651 342 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 53.98% 40.38% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 202 133
Median daily rate £320 £354 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £560 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 24
Median hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +88.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £12.41 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 48 £320 - 2
Sun
North East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Sun.

1 70 (100.00%) Oracle
1 70 (100.00%) Unix
2 56 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 52 (74.29%) Solaris
4 45 (64.29%) J2EE
5 43 (61.43%) Linux
6 41 (58.57%) AIX
7 39 (55.71%) ITIL
8 38 (54.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 36 (51.43%) Red Hat
10 33 (47.14%) Cisco
10 33 (47.14%) iPlanet
10 33 (47.14%) JBoss
10 33 (47.14%) Firewall
10 33 (47.14%) F5
11 32 (45.71%) Java
12 28 (40.00%) Clustering
13 27 (38.57%) Security Cleared
14 25 (35.71%) Load Balancing
14 25 (35.71%) Windows
14 25 (35.71%) Apache
14 25 (35.71%) Tomcat
14 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
14 25 (35.71%) Veritas
14 25 (35.71%) High Availability
15 24 (34.29%) IBM
15 24 (34.29%) WebSphere Application Server
15 24 (34.29%) WebSphere
16 23 (32.86%) Axway
16 23 (32.86%) Perl

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Application Platforms
1 56 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 38 (54.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 33 (47.14%) iPlanet
3 33 (47.14%) JBoss
4 25 (35.71%) Apache
4 25 (35.71%) Tomcat
5 24 (34.29%) WebSphere
5 24 (34.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (27.14%) MQSeries
7 17 (24.29%) Tuxedo
8 15 (21.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 14 (20.00%) AquaLogic
10 9 (12.86%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (10.00%) FileNet
12 2 (2.86%) Confluence
12 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 14 (20.00%) OpenText MBPM
2 9 (12.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.14%) Firewall
2 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 23 (32.86%) SSL
4 17 (24.29%) LDAP
5 9 (12.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (12.86%) Network Security
6 8 (11.43%) BIG-IP
6 8 (11.43%) SAN
7 4 (5.71%) Kerberos
7 4 (5.71%) LAN
7 4 (5.71%) VPN
7 4 (5.71%) WAN
8 2 (2.86%) FTP
8 2 (2.86%) NAS
8 2 (2.86%) SSH
9 1 (1.43%) HTTP
9 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) ProC
2 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Administrator
2 9 (12.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Unix Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Solaris Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Project Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Chief Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Unix Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (64.29%) J2EE
2 19 (27.14%) Middleware
3 15 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
4 10 (14.29%) Software Packaging
5 9 (12.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (11.43%) JSP
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.00%) Clustering
2 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) DataPower
3 7 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.71%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.86%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Unix
2 52 (74.29%) Solaris
3 43 (61.43%) Linux
4 41 (58.57%) AIX
5 25 (35.71%) Windows
6 19 (27.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (21.43%) OS/390
7 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 9 (12.86%) HPUX
8 9 (12.86%) SUSE
9 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) ITIL
2 25 (35.71%) High Availability
2 25 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 21 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 19 (27.14%) QMS
5 13 (18.57%) Change Management
5 13 (18.57%) Problem Management
5 13 (18.57%) Release Management
5 13 (18.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (18.57%) Service Delivery
6 12 (17.14%) Security Management
7 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.86%) DevOps
7 9 (12.86%) OO
7 9 (12.86%) Workflow
8 8 (11.43%) Change Control
8 8 (11.43%) ITIL V3
8 8 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (11.43%) Project Management
8 8 (11.43%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) Java
2 23 (32.86%) Perl
3 21 (30.00%) C
4 16 (22.86%) SQL
5 13 (18.57%) C++
6 8 (11.43%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Security Cleared
2 22 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) JSP 440
2 7 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) Docker
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (12.86%) Puppet
2 8 (11.43%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (5.71%) OpenView
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 36 (51.43%) Red Hat
3 33 (47.14%) Cisco
3 33 (47.14%) F5
4 25 (35.71%) Veritas
5 24 (34.29%) IBM
6 23 (32.86%) Axway
7 18 (25.71%) HP
8 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.57%) Fujitsu
10 9 (12.86%) Informatica
10 9 (12.86%) Siebel
11 8 (11.43%) BEA
11 8 (11.43%) VMware
12 6 (8.57%) EMC
13 5 (7.14%) Opsware
14 4 (5.71%) Cognos
15 2 (2.86%) BMC
15 2 (2.86%) NetApp
15 2 (2.86%) Qualys
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