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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 80 74 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Contract jobs citing Sun 18 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.73% 0.50% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 1.19% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
Median daily rate £263 £310 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% +20.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £310 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £7.19 £38.11
% change year-on-year
+400.69% -81.13%
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
619 335 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 59.58% 41.61% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 180 126
Median daily rate £285 £328 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% -4.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £255 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £565 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 29 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £38.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 28 August 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 -12 18 £263 -16.66% 3
Sun
North East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (100.00%) Oracle
1 39 (100.00%) Unix
2 32 (82.05%) Solaris
3 27 (69.23%) Java
3 27 (69.23%) AIX
4 26 (66.67%) WebLogic
5 23 (58.97%) Windows
6 20 (51.28%) ITIL
7 19 (48.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 19 (48.72%) Perl
7 19 (48.72%) C
7 19 (48.72%) IBM
7 19 (48.72%) WebSphere
8 18 (46.15%) Axway
8 18 (46.15%) J2EE
8 18 (46.15%) SSL
9 17 (43.59%) QMS
10 16 (41.03%) HP
10 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
10 16 (41.03%) Middleware
10 16 (41.03%) Configuration Management
10 16 (41.03%) Linux
10 16 (41.03%) MQSeries
11 15 (38.46%) LDAP
12 14 (35.90%) SQL
13 13 (33.33%) Tuxedo
13 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
14 12 (30.77%) IBM Integration Bus
14 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
14 12 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server

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 26 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 19 (48.72%) WebSphere
2 19 (48.72%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (41.03%) MQSeries
4 13 (33.33%) Tuxedo
5 12 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (28.21%) AquaLogic
6 11 (28.21%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (20.51%) iPlanet
8 7 (17.95%) JBoss
8 7 (17.95%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (10.26%) FileNet
10 3 (7.69%) Confluence
11 2 (5.13%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 11 (28.21%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (17.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) SSL
2 15 (38.46%) LDAP
3 8 (20.51%) BIG-IP
3 8 (20.51%) Firewall
3 8 (20.51%) SAN
4 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (17.95%) Network Security
5 4 (10.26%) Kerberos
5 4 (10.26%) LAN
5 4 (10.26%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) FTP
6 2 (5.13%) NAS
6 2 (5.13%) SSH
7 1 (2.56%) HTTP
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.95%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (10.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) ProC
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Cloud Engineer
1 7 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Chief Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Unix Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Unix Support
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.56%) DBA
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) J2EE
2 16 (41.03%) Middleware
3 12 (30.77%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (20.51%) JSP
4 8 (20.51%) Software Packaging
5 7 (17.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.95%) DataPower
2 4 (10.26%) CLARiiON
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Grid Computing
3 2 (5.13%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.13%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Unix
2 32 (82.05%) Solaris
3 27 (69.23%) AIX
4 23 (58.97%) Windows
5 16 (41.03%) Linux
6 12 (30.77%) OS/390
6 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) ITIL
2 17 (43.59%) QMS
3 16 (41.03%) Configuration Management
4 10 (25.64%) Change Management
4 10 (25.64%) Problem Management
4 10 (25.64%) Release Management
4 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (25.64%) Security Management
4 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
5 8 (20.51%) ITIL V3
5 8 (20.51%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
5 8 (20.51%) Six Sigma
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) DevOps
6 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (17.95%) OO
6 7 (17.95%) Workflow
7 6 (15.38%) Change Control
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) C
2 19 (48.72%) Perl
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) C++
5 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
6 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) JSP 440
2 7 (17.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (17.95%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Docker
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (20.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.95%) Puppet
3 4 (10.26%) OpenView
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (5.13%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (48.72%) IBM
3 18 (46.15%) Axway
4 16 (41.03%) HP
4 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.21%) Fujitsu
7 8 (20.51%) BEA
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco
7 8 (20.51%) F5
7 8 (20.51%) VMware
8 7 (17.95%) Informatica
8 7 (17.95%) Siebel
9 6 (15.38%) EMC
10 5 (12.82%) Opsware
11 4 (10.26%) Cognos
12 2 (5.13%) BMC
12 2 (5.13%) NetApp
12 2 (5.13%) Qualys
12 2 (5.13%) Veritas
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