The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - 69 69
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.33% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £495 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £12.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -52.94%
Sun
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
252 300 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.32% 38.86% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 182 185
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.70 £11.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.73% +23.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £18.00 £13.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Wales region.

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Sun
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Sun.

1 2 (100.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wyse
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Deskside Support
1 1 (50.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Wyse