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 26 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 88 93
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5  
Contract jobs citing Sun 31 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.01% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 4.43% 1.01% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 2
Median daily rate £375 £360 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +37.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £388 £393
% change year-on-year -2.25% -1.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
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 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 700 597 674
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 45.48% 39.35% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 373 364
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 34
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -28.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 - 27 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £350 -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Sun.

1 43 (87.76%) Solaris
2 42 (85.71%) Oracle
2 42 (85.71%) Veritas
3 41 (83.67%) SAP
3 41 (83.67%) ERP
3 41 (83.67%) SAP ERP
3 41 (83.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 32 (65.31%) Security Cleared
5 27 (55.10%) SC Cleared
6 23 (46.94%) Unix
7 20 (40.82%) Linux
8 17 (34.69%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (32.65%) Korn
9 16 (32.65%) Perl
9 16 (32.65%) Python
10 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (14.29%) Windows
12 5 (10.20%) HP
13 4 (8.16%) EPoS
13 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.16%) IIS
13 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
13 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
13 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (8.16%) SCCM
13 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
14 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (6.12%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
14 3 (6.12%) VBScript

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 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 41 (83.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) DHCP
1 3 (6.12%) DNS
1 3 (6.12%) LAN
1 3 (6.12%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.12%) Wireless
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) NAS
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Consultant
1 21 (42.86%) Solaris Consultant
2 15 (30.61%) Unix Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Design Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Unix Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.04%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Field Service Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) J2EE
1 1 (2.04%) JSP
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) EPoS
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.04%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.04%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Solaris
2 23 (46.94%) Unix
3 20 (40.82%) Linux
4 7 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.12%) AIX
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) ERP
2 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.04%) DevOps
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (2.04%) IT Strategy
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.04%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (2.04%) Project Management
3 1 (2.04%) QMS
3 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma
3 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Korn
1 16 (32.65%) Perl
1 16 (32.65%) Python
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) VBScript
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) Security Cleared
2 27 (55.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (83.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (34.69%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (85.71%) Oracle
1 42 (85.71%) Veritas
2 41 (83.67%) SAP
3 5 (10.20%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.04%) BEA
7 1 (2.04%) BMC
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Cognos
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Opsware
7 1 (2.04%) Qualys
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.04%) StorageTek
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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