The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 3 months to 27 June 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 77
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £475 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £399
% change year-on-year -0.64% -2.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £18.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +113.51% +54.16%  

Sun is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 218 261 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.14% 43.94% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 134 201
Median daily rate £313 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 41
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Sun as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Cambridgeshire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Cambridgeshire

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) OCPJP
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Lombardi
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Lombardi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) BPM Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Management Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Management Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OCPJP
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle