The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.19% - -
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £35.18 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+44.98% -20.05%
Sun
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
133 107 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 39.70% 50.95% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 47 25
Average daily rate £475 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Sun
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware