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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 144 125 111
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.034% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +27.50%
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
1261 1069 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.38% 41.76% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 666 430
Average daily rate £343 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.07% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 72 62
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.76% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.34 £9.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire -13 1 - - 1
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) LDAP
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) J2EE
3 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Ant
4 5 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 5 (50.00%) Spring
4 5 (50.00%) Maven
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (20.00%) Splunk
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) CMDB
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) OpenView

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LDAP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Ant
1 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) PVCS
3 1 (10.00%) Toad
3 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Procurement Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Support
5 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) CMDB
3 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView
2 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) VMware