The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Yorkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 94 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.13% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.27% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate
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- £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
676 730 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.09% 47.40% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 366 449
Average daily rate £338 £300 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 48
Average hourly rate £10.30 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £10.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £42.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Sun
Yorkshire

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 1 - - 1
Sun
Yorkshire

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Solaris
1 5 (55.56%) NetApp
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Sendmail
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Deployment Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Sendmail
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) NetApp
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper