Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 November 2017 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 108 102
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing Sun 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.41% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 0.57% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Bristol median daily rate £410 £330 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -10.81% +236.36%
10th Percentile £376 £315 £333
90th Percentile £441 £345 £375
South West median daily rate £390 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.22% - -

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 Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 806 696 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.10% 40.02% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 467 447
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% -3.97%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £164
90th Percentile £536 £509 £525
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 44 33
Bristol median hourly rate £21.81 £20.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +11.49% +12.12%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.89
90th Percentile £50.88 £43.60 £41.80
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +12.50%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Bristol

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Bristol

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Sun.

1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) High Availability
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) HPUX
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) SUSE
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) KVM
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) PlateSpin

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) FCoE
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) HPUX
3 6 (75.00%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) High Availability
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) C-shell
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (75.00%) KVM
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Samba
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas
3 6 (75.00%) PlateSpin
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Cognos
5 1 (12.50%) Opsware