Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 12 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 96 96
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -4
Contract jobs citing Sun 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.99% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £335 £275 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.82% -42.11% +41.79%
10th Percentile £315 £223 £223
90th Percentile £356 £286 £623
East of England median daily rate £325 £275 £488
% change year-on-year +18.18% -43.59% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £10.38 - -
East of England median hourly rate £10.38 - £37.00

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 842 806 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.66% 50.06% 51.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 403 390
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% -10.00%
10th Percentile £186 £196 £210
90th Percentile £550 £575 £535
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 39
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.98% +16.10% -30.96%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £44.75 £47.25 £44.10
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Hertfordshire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Hertfordshire

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Hertfordshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 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
Stevenage -6 4 £335 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Sun
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Remedy
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (80.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (40.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) MIS Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Remedy
1 4 (80.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau