Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 21 January 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 -12
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £160 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £160 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -62.35% +41.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £19.00

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 Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 665 676 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.68% 49.06% 49.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 383 337
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +0.80% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £209
90th Percentile £563 £575 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.42 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.34% +7.41% -26.03%
10th Percentile £8.58 £10.60 £10.31
90th Percentile £21.00 £21.10 £35.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.80
% change year-on-year +6.90% -8.23% +1.22%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Birmingham

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Birmingham

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sun.

1 2 (100.00%) VMS
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VSAN

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VSAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Migration