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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - 32 39
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.46% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.84% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £23.46 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+53.45% +4.26%
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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
278 119 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 44.48% 54.34% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 57 61
Average daily rate £349 £280 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.85 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Informatica
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) HP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Environment Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
1 3 (100.00%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) HP