The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 135 119 93
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs citing Sun 3 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.079% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.17% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £11.63 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+188.04% -66.93%
Sun
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1249 1152 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.03% 45.44% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 567 586
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 109
Median hourly rate £15.43 £15.85 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.36 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -11 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sun.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) JUnit
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) JSP
4 3 (27.27%) Servlets
4 3 (27.27%) Struts
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) XSLT
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Swing
4 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) AWT
4 3 (27.27%) Sun Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) iPlanet
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Sun Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) AWT
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
1 3 (27.27%) Servlets
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) Struts
1 3 (27.27%) Swing
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) OO
1 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (27.27%) OOD
1 3 (27.27%) UML
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) BPR
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (9.09%) ForgeRock
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
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