The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 137 137 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.64% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 £7.19 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -56.36%
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1018 1242 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.87% 42.23% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 775 567
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 63
Median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 £8.50 £8.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
West Yorkshire +1 2 £300 -11.76% 2
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Sybase
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (45.45%) People Management
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) GlassFish
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) JBoss
4 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (27.27%) EJB
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) React
5 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 3 (27.27%) GlassFish
1 3 (27.27%) JBoss
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Operations Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Service Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Service Desk Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Service Operations Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) EJB
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) SUSE
2 1 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) People Management
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat