Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 178 186
Rank change year-on-year -28 +8 -13
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.71% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
East of England median daily rate £395 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.39% +8.89% +11.11%
10th Percentile £246 £363 £282
90th Percentile £425 £588 £500
England median daily rate £383 £388 £450
% change year-on-year -1.29% -13.89% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
East of England median hourly rate - £33.50 £7.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +360.48% -77.52%
England median hourly rate £39.50 £33.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +17.91% +97.06% -49.59%

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 of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2294 2406 2737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.46% 49.36% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 1330 1496
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £191 £210 £200
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 191 285
East of England median hourly rate £16.47 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.15% -17.07% -0.61%
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.65 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in the East of England

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in the East of England

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in the East of England

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in the East of England

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -6 7 £395 -31.30% 1
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Sun.

1 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) X.500
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) Samba
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) PHP

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) X.500
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Sun Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) HP