Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 78 68
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.27% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.92% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Coventry median daily rate - £475 -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 -
% change year-on-year -11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Coventry median hourly rate - - £19.00
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 Coventry.

All Vendors
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 242 433 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 32.44% 41.00% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 264 157
Coventry median daily rate £400 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +10.81% +0.68%
10th Percentile £161 £300 £225
90th Percentile £573 £538 £595
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 16
Coventry median hourly rate £16.00 £13.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.96% -5.66% -17.14%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £30.75 £18.25 £23.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.57 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +7.38% -8.52% -

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Coventry

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Coventry

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Sun.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas