The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 27 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.91% 2.20% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.19% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-56.36% +37.50%
Sun
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
94 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 59.87% 54.95% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 12
Average daily rate £375 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Sun
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Toad
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (100.00%) SSH
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark
1 3 (100.00%) Telnet
2 2 (66.67%) PuTTY
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (66.67%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Novell
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Telnet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (66.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (66.67%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Novell