Period
to 14 December 2018

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 6 months to 14 December 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 126 144
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 -18
Contract jobs citing Sun 13 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.49% 0.75% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.72% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 5
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £323 £77
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.29% +318.83% -81.88%
10th Percentile £380 £305 £74
90th Percentile £520 £427 £272
England median daily rate £462 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +23.20% -2.60% -14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £19.15 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.50% +91.50% +17.65%
England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year -41.75% -21.32% +132.26%

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 East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,190 1,395 1,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 44.97% 43.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 874 900
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £220 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 86 81
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.69 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +1.43% +2.19%
10th Percentile £9.05 £9.15 £10.00
90th Percentile £24.03 £43.13 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Sun as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire 0 6 £508 +58.59%
Nottinghamshire +2 3 £475 +46.15%
Leicestershire - 2 £213 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Sun.

1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) ERP
3 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) Solaris
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) Dell
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (46.15%) IDoc
4 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
4 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) SAP PI
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (46.15%) RESTful
4 6 (46.15%) vSphere
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (46.15%) Boomi
4 6 (46.15%) NetWeaver
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) SAP XI
4 6 (46.15%) CRM
4 6 (46.15%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (46.15%) Middleware
4 6 (46.15%) SAP

Sun
Co-occurring 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 (46.15%) NetWeaver
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) HFM
1 5 (38.46%) Maximo
2 3 (23.08%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Boomi
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
1 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (38.46%) Back Office
2 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Transformation Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Finance Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Technical Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) IDoc
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
1 6 (46.15%) RESTful
1 6 (46.15%) SAP PI
1 6 (46.15%) SAP XI
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Solaris
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ERP
2 6 (46.15%) CRM
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (38.46%) RUP
3 5 (38.46%) Security Hardening
3 5 (38.46%) UML
3 5 (38.46%) Unified Process
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
5 3 (23.08%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) ABAP
2 1 (7.69%) Korn
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ACCA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Dell
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 6 (46.15%) SAP
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Hyperion
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Compaq
6 1 (7.69%) NCR
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Veritas