Period
to 16 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sun over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Sun
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 73 27
Rank change year-on-year +20 -46 +6
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.26% 0.19% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.44% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Belfast median daily rate £143 £466 £81
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.31% +478.88% -67.80%
10th Percentile £142 £466 £74
90th Percentile £145 £466 £81
County Antrim median daily rate £143 £466 £81
% change year-on-year -69.31% +478.88% -67.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Sun is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Belfast.

All Vendors
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 168 227 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 43.19% 43.16% 56.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 181 47
Belfast median daily rate £432 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +26.98% +49.11%
10th Percentile £262 £260 £104
90th Percentile £550 £469 £518
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £400 £315
% change year-on-year +7.88% +26.98% +49.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £14.53 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.65% -15.77% -46.09%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.69 £15.05
90th Percentile £18.88 £22.68 £19.45
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £14.53 £17.25
% change year-on-year -7.09% -15.77% -22.47%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Sun as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Belfast

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sun in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Sun.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Reuters
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) ION MarketView
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Reuters