Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 224 248
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24 +11
Contract jobs citing Sun 9 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.56% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 18
City of London median daily rate £500 £419 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -5.63% -1.39%
10th Percentile £455 £316 £336
90th Percentile £605 £491 £564
Central London median daily rate £500 £388 £444
% change year-on-year +29.03% -12.68% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2737 2869 3824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.27% 43.03% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2057 2145 2863
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £275 £277 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 47 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.19
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.81
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.36% +5.43% -2.04%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Sun as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in the City of London

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in the City of London

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in the City of London

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sun.

1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) E-Discovery
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
4 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
4 2 (22.22%) snoop
4 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) GIAC
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (22.22%) SANS
4 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) snoop
2 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Unix Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Access Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) E-Discovery
2 2 (22.22%) Forensic Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
2 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Clojure
2 1 (11.11%) Elixir
2 1 (11.11%) Go
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) GCIA
1 2 (22.22%) GCIH
1 2 (22.22%) GIAC
1 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Novell Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) iptables
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) CSIRT
1 2 (22.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) EMC
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase