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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 138 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing Sun 12 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.17% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.39% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£314 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £7.19 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.35 £43.75 £24.67
% change year-on-year
-80.92% +77.34%
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
1369 1037 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.98% 43.10% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 576 507
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 66 82
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -40.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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
South Yorkshire - 7 £338 -
West Yorkshire -24 5 £314 - 1
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) IBM
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 5 (38.46%) LDAP
6 4 (30.77%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (23.08%) SailPoint
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) SPML
7 3 (23.08%) BeanShell
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Information Security
7 3 (23.08%) Maven
7 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
7 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
7 3 (23.08%) Novell
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) Sybase
7 3 (23.08%) Ant

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Jetty
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LDAP
2 3 (23.08%) SMS
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) DMZ
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
1 3 (23.08%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) PVCS
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
2 1 (7.69%) FishEye
2 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Management Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) JSP
2 3 (23.08%) Servlets
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) SPML
2 3 (23.08%) SailPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) AIX
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
7 1 (7.69%) SUSE
7 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) BeanShell
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) Sun Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (7.69%) vCloud
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Novell
5 3 (23.08%) Sybase
5 3 (23.08%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) Veritas
7 1 (7.69%) Google
7 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) EMC
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix