The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
England / East Midlands
Rank 81 83 92
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Contract jobs citing Sun 18 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.22% 0.87% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 2.53% 1.98% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 3
Median daily rate £291 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% -13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £366 £380
% change year-on-year -3.07% -3.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -80.95% +34.61%  

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 the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 711 707 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 48.04% 43.83% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 385 349
Median daily rate £350 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 39
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.90% -8.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in the East Midlands

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in the East Midlands

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in the East Midlands

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire 0 10 £355 -4.05% 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £272 - 1
Leicestershire -4 3 £250 +224.67% 1
Northamptonshire -10 1 £95 -70.76%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Sun.

1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
1 18 (66.67%) Solaris
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Veritas
3 12 (44.44%) SAP
3 12 (44.44%) ERP
3 12 (44.44%) SAP ERP
3 12 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) HP
6 8 (29.63%) Cisco
7 7 (25.93%) Unix
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
8 6 (22.22%) F5
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 6 (22.22%) SCCM
8 6 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 6 (22.22%) AIX
8 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
8 6 (22.22%) IIS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
1 6 (22.22%) iPlanet
1 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) MQSeries
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (44.44%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) BIG-IP
1 6 (22.22%) DHCP
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
1 6 (22.22%) LAN
1 6 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 6 (22.22%) Wireless
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) LDAP
4 2 (7.41%) FTP
4 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) SSH
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Consultant
1 11 (40.74%) Solaris Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Chief Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Chief Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) J2EE
2 5 (18.52%) JSP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) EPoS
2 3 (11.11%) HP Storage
2 3 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Grid Computing
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Solaris
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 6 (22.22%) AIX
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ERP
2 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) IT Strategy
4 4 (14.81%) QMS
4 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 6 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) JSP 440
2 4 (14.81%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
1 6 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
3 3 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (7.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) Veritas
3 12 (44.44%) SAP
4 10 (37.04%) HP
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco
6 6 (22.22%) BEA
6 6 (22.22%) Dell
6 6 (22.22%) F5
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 6 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
7 4 (14.81%) EMC
7 4 (14.81%) Symantec
8 2 (7.41%) BMC
8 2 (7.41%) Cognos
8 2 (7.41%) NetApp
8 2 (7.41%) Opsware
8 2 (7.41%) Qualys
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