Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 10 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 51 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +74
Contract jobs citing Sun 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.71% 0.43% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Lancashire median daily rate £474 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.49% - -
North West median daily rate £435 £381 £388
% change year-on-year +14.10% -1.61% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £15.32 - -

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 Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 335 190 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 47.72% 41.30% 54.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 111 204
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -6.98%
10th Percentile £309 £308 £263
90th Percentile £675 £615 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 40
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.37 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.38% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £11.30 £27.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £43.80 £66.19 £66.98
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £16.19 £19.63
% change year-on-year +11.18% -17.50% +15.44%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Lancashire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Lancashire

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Lancashire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 10 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
Chorley - 5 £474 -
Sun
North West

For the 6 months to 10 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 5 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 5 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 5 (100.00%) DMZ
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
1 5 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) C

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DMZ
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 5 (100.00%) Windows NT
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat