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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 135 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.071% 0.20% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.49% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate £331 £313 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.83% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £35.18 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -20.95%
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
1122 1022 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.89% 40.09% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 638 529
Average daily rate £400 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 50 48
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £17.50 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
North Yorkshire +7 1 £313 -3.84%
West Yorkshire -9 1 £350 +28.44%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C-shell
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase