Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 87 97
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +9
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.45% 0.36% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.69% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £395 £575 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.30% +71.64% -
10th Percentile £246 £403 £328
90th Percentile £425 £628 £343
East of England median daily rate £370 £490 £450
% change year-on-year -24.49% +8.89% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £6.86
East of England median hourly rate - - £7.28

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 782 726 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.42% 52.57% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 392 400
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £378 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -7.93% +13.10%
10th Percentile £184 £216 £214
90th Percentile £575 £500 £575
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.60% -6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 36 82
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +35.48%
10th Percentile £11.42 £9.20 £8.78
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.84 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -1.20%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £253 -
Sun
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hertfordshire 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 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:

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