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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 88 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -8
Contract jobs citing Sun 21 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.79% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 1.59% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 3
Median daily rate £325 £265 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +1.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £15.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+230.00% -41.17%
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
662 251 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 56.39% 41.49% 46.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 138 150
Median daily rate £288 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £199 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 9
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.09% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -32 20 £335 +26.50%
Sun
North East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 27 (96.43%) Oracle
2 26 (92.86%) Java
2 26 (92.86%) AIX
3 23 (82.14%) Windows
3 23 (82.14%) Linux
4 22 (78.57%) Red Hat
5 21 (75.00%) Unix
6 20 (71.43%) Solaris
7 19 (67.86%) WebLogic
8 18 (64.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (64.29%) WebSphere
9 17 (60.71%) Axway
9 17 (60.71%) J2EE
9 17 (60.71%) SSL
10 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
11 14 (50.00%) VMware
11 14 (50.00%) HP
11 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (46.43%) Oracle Database
12 13 (46.43%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (46.43%) Informatica
12 13 (46.43%) ITIL
13 12 (42.86%) Perl
13 12 (42.86%) Siebel
13 12 (42.86%) IBM
14 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
14 11 (39.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 11 (39.29%) LDAP
15 10 (35.71%) QMS

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 19 (67.86%) WebLogic
2 18 (64.29%) WebSphere
2 18 (64.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (32.14%) MQSeries
6 8 (28.57%) iPlanet
7 7 (25.00%) JBoss
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (21.43%) Apache
8 6 (21.43%) IIS
8 6 (21.43%) Jetty
8 6 (21.43%) nginx
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle 10gAS
8 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle Spatial
9 5 (17.86%) PowerExchange
9 5 (17.86%) Tuxedo
10 4 (14.29%) AquaLogic
10 4 (14.29%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (14.29%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) SSL
2 11 (39.29%) LDAP
3 8 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) FTP
3 8 (28.57%) SAN
4 7 (25.00%) HTTP
4 7 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (25.00%) Network Security
5 6 (21.43%) DHCP
5 6 (21.43%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) IPsec
5 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.14%) NAS
6 2 (7.14%) SSH
7 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (21.43%) PowerCenter
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (14.29%) DB2
5 3 (10.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 6 (21.43%) Log4j
1 6 (21.43%) Travis CI
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Chief Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Unix Support
5 1 (3.57%) Unix Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) J2EE
2 8 (28.57%) JSP
2 8 (28.57%) Software Packaging
3 7 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) Servlets
5 5 (17.86%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (17.86%) Middleware
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.00%) DataPower
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Grid Computing
3 2 (7.14%) HP Storage
3 2 (7.14%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) AIX
2 23 (82.14%) Linux
2 23 (82.14%) Windows
3 21 (75.00%) Unix
4 20 (71.43%) Solaris
5 14 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) OS/390
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.57%) FreeBSD
8 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
2 13 (46.43%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) DevOps
3 10 (35.71%) QMS
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 8 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (28.57%) Project Management
5 8 (28.57%) Six Sigma
6 7 (25.00%) Change Control
6 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) Workflow
7 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.86%) CRM
9 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Perl
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) C
5 4 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Korn
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) JSP 440
2 7 (25.00%) SLA
3 5 (17.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (21.43%) Xen
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 4 (14.29%) OpenView
4 2 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Oracle
2 22 (78.57%) Red Hat
3 17 (60.71%) Axway
4 14 (50.00%) HP
4 14 (50.00%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) Informatica
6 12 (42.86%) IBM
6 12 (42.86%) Siebel
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco
9 8 (28.57%) BEA
9 8 (28.57%) F5
10 6 (21.43%) Genesys
10 6 (21.43%) SAP
11 5 (17.86%) Opsware
12 4 (14.29%) Cognos
12 4 (14.29%) Fujitsu
13 2 (7.14%) BMC
13 2 (7.14%) Qualys
13 2 (7.14%) Symantec