The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Tyne and Wear 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 39 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Sun 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.59% 0.49% 2.51%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 1.09% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate
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£259 £363 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £363 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £363 £347
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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
183 92 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 48.41% 45.10% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 36 89
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.90% -52.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £8.20 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £10.61 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) LDAP
3 7 (77.78%) Siebel
3 7 (77.78%) Informatica
3 7 (77.78%) Workflow
3 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
4 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) SSL
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) AIX
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) JBoss
5 4 (44.44%) Business Objects
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 4 (44.44%) FileNet
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Change Control
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (33.33%) Axway
6 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
6 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
3 4 (44.44%) FileNet
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LDAP
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Environment Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Siebel
2 7 (77.78%) Informatica
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 4 (44.44%) Business Objects
4 3 (33.33%) Axway
4 3 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Northgate