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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 71 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 34 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.95% 0.69% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.35% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 0
Median daily rate £335 £303 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £11.63 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+188.04% -66.93%
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
635 291 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 55.07% 40.03% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 174 192
Median daily rate £350 £340 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £49.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -10 33 £340 +15.25%
Sun
North East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 65 (98.48%) Unix
2 61 (92.42%) Oracle
3 47 (71.21%) WebLogic
4 42 (63.64%) Solaris
4 42 (63.64%) Linux
5 38 (57.58%) J2EE
5 38 (57.58%) Oracle Application Server
6 35 (53.03%) AIX
6 35 (53.03%) JBoss
7 34 (51.52%) Red Hat
8 31 (46.97%) ITIL
9 29 (43.94%) Cisco
9 29 (43.94%) Security Cleared
10 28 (42.42%) Load Balancing
10 28 (42.42%) F5
10 28 (42.42%) High Availability
10 28 (42.42%) TCP/IP
10 28 (42.42%) Apache
10 28 (42.42%) Tomcat
10 28 (42.42%) iPlanet
10 28 (42.42%) Firewall
11 27 (40.91%) Veritas
11 27 (40.91%) Clustering
12 26 (39.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 25 (37.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (37.88%) IBM
14 24 (36.36%) SSL
14 24 (36.36%) Java
14 24 (36.36%) Perl
15 23 (34.85%) Configuration Management

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 47 (71.21%) WebLogic
2 38 (57.58%) Oracle Application Server
3 35 (53.03%) JBoss
4 28 (42.42%) Apache
4 28 (42.42%) iPlanet
4 28 (42.42%) Tomcat
5 19 (28.79%) WebSphere
5 19 (28.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (21.21%) Tuxedo
7 11 (16.67%) AquaLogic
7 11 (16.67%) MQSeries
7 11 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (12.12%) FileNet
8 8 (12.12%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (7.58%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) OpenText MBPM
2 8 (12.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (42.42%) Firewall
1 28 (42.42%) TCP/IP
2 24 (36.36%) SSL
3 17 (25.76%) LDAP
4 8 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (10.61%) Network Security
6 4 (6.06%) Kerberos
6 4 (6.06%) LAN
6 4 (6.06%) VPN
6 4 (6.06%) WAN
7 1 (1.52%) SAN
7 1 (1.52%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) ProC
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Project Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Unix Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Backup Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Middleware Specialist
10 1 (1.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) J2EE
2 15 (22.73%) Middleware
3 13 (19.70%) Software Packaging
4 11 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 8 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.91%) Clustering
2 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.12%) DataPower
4 6 (9.09%) Private Cloud
5 4 (6.06%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (98.48%) Unix
2 42 (63.64%) Linux
2 42 (63.64%) Solaris
3 35 (53.03%) AIX
4 25 (37.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (25.76%) Windows
6 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 11 (16.67%) OS/390
8 10 (15.15%) HPUX
8 10 (15.15%) SUSE
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) ITIL
2 28 (42.42%) High Availability
2 28 (42.42%) Load Balancing
3 23 (34.85%) Configuration Management
4 13 (19.70%) Change Control
4 13 (19.70%) DevOps
4 13 (19.70%) OO
4 13 (19.70%) Workflow
5 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.67%) Change Management
6 11 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 11 (16.67%) Release Management
6 11 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 9 (13.64%) QMS
7 9 (13.64%) Security Management
8 4 (6.06%) Patch Management
8 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.06%) Service Management
9 1 (1.52%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) Java
1 24 (36.36%) Perl
2 21 (31.82%) SQL
3 18 (27.27%) C
4 10 (15.15%) C++
5 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (39.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) Docker
3 1 (1.52%) Firmware
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) KVM
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (19.70%) Puppet
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.52%) Legato
3 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.52%) PureDisk
3 1 (1.52%) Simpana
3 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (92.42%) Oracle
2 34 (51.52%) Red Hat
3 29 (43.94%) Cisco
4 28 (42.42%) F5
5 27 (40.91%) Veritas
6 25 (37.88%) IBM
7 19 (28.79%) Axway
8 16 (24.24%) HP
9 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.64%) Fujitsu
11 8 (12.12%) Informatica
11 8 (12.12%) Siebel
12 5 (7.58%) Atlassian
12 5 (7.58%) EMC
13 1 (1.52%) Brocade
13 1 (1.52%) CA
13 1 (1.52%) CommVault
13 1 (1.52%) NetApp
13 1 (1.52%) PlateSpin
13 1 (1.52%) VMware