The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge - - 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.35 £43.75 £24.67
% change year-on-year
-80.92% +77.34%
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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 Uxbridge region.

Vendors Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 43.33% 47.75% 57.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 29
Average daily rate £283 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £551 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Average hourly rate £38.75 £14.04 £14.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.99% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £14.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £14.04 £15.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun across the Uxbridge region.

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Sun
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) WAI
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Apple