The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £341
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +17.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +27.50%
Sun
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
28 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 41.18% 56.52% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 18
Average daily rate £300 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Sun
Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CA