Period
to

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 August 2022 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 > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 517 516 352
Rank change year-on-year -1 -164 +201
Contract jobs citing Sun 73 26 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.083% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 18 12
10th Percentile £390 £391 -
25th Percentile £513 £508 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £469
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +17.33% +4.17%
75th Percentile £663 £575 £542
90th Percentile - - £584
England median daily rate £575 £530 £495
% change year-on-year +8.49% +7.07% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £17.25 - -
Median hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -44.29% - -
75th Percentile £21.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £19.81 £25.43 -
% change year-on-year -22.10% - -

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 15,356 12,185 5,882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.60% 38.70% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,980 8,194 4,035
10th Percentile £356 £350 £313
25th Percentile £463 £438 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £540 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.63% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £688 £650 £625
90th Percentile £775 £725 £725
England median daily rate £530 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 119 62
10th Percentile £15.90 £13.13 £12.71
25th Percentile £21.50 £15.78 £19.00
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £27.75
Median % change year-on-year +15.22% -17.10% +38.73%
75th Percentile £48.58 £40.63 £47.35
90th Percentile £71.35 £62.10 £49.88
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.29% -7.25% +5.26%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in London

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sun in London.

Daily rate trend for Sun in London

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sun in London over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Sun in London

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sun in London.

Hourly rate trend for Sun in London

Sun
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the London region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -17 5 £438 +36.72% 7
West London - 1 £170 -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Sun.

1 48 (65.75%) SQL
2 39 (53.42%) Linux
3 38 (52.05%) Python
4 37 (50.68%) Windows
5 36 (49.32%) Finance
5 36 (49.32%) ITRS Geneos
6 34 (46.58%) Electronic Trading
7 32 (43.84%) FIX Protocol
8 25 (34.25%) Unix
8 25 (34.25%) Java
9 24 (32.88%) Banking
10 23 (31.51%) Investment Banking
11 21 (28.77%) TIBCO
12 20 (27.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (27.40%) Front Office
12 20 (27.40%) Incident Management
13 19 (26.03%) Project Management
14 18 (24.66%) Rendezvous
14 18 (24.66%) Migration
14 18 (24.66%) Oracle
15 17 (23.29%) Red Hat
15 17 (23.29%) Reuters
15 17 (23.29%) Bloomberg
15 17 (23.29%) Algorithmic Trading
15 17 (23.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (23.29%) Market Making
16 16 (21.92%) Azul
16 16 (21.92%) Low Latency
16 16 (21.92%) Multicast
16 16 (21.92%) Firewall

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.48%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.74%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) JBoss
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.74%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.37%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (1.37%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.37%) RMDS
3 1 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) AWS
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (5.48%) Azure
3 3 (4.11%) IaaS
3 3 (4.11%) SaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.37%) Boomi
5 1 (1.37%) Figma
5 1 (1.37%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) Firewall
1 16 (21.92%) Multicast
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) NAS
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.11%) DB2
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.37%) HBase
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) JMeter
2 2 (2.74%) JUnit
2 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.37%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.37%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (49.32%) Finance
2 24 (32.88%) Banking
3 23 (31.51%) Investment Banking
4 20 (27.40%) Front Office
5 11 (15.07%) Social Skills
6 6 (8.22%) Financial Institution
7 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.85%) Legal
8 2 (2.74%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Analyst
2 17 (23.29%) Applications Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Support Analyst
3 15 (20.55%) Production Support Analyst
4 14 (19.18%) Electronic Trading Support
5 6 (8.22%) DBA
6 5 (6.85%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Finance Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (24.66%) Rendezvous
3 8 (10.96%) Web Services
4 6 (8.22%) SOAP
5 5 (6.85%) JMS
5 5 (6.85%) XSLT
6 4 (5.48%) J2EE
6 4 (5.48%) JSON
6 4 (5.48%) XML
7 3 (4.11%) OC4J
7 3 (4.11%) REST
7 3 (4.11%) Spring
7 3 (4.11%) Spring Boot
7 3 (4.11%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (4.11%) WSDL
7 3 (4.11%) XSD
8 2 (2.74%) JSP
8 2 (2.74%) LDAP
8 2 (2.74%) Servlets
8 2 (2.74%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (20.55%) Equities
3 6 (8.22%) Clustering
4 5 (6.85%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.85%) Replication
5 4 (5.48%) Market Risk
6 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.11%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.37%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Linux
2 37 (50.68%) Windows
3 25 (34.25%) Unix
4 17 (23.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.11%) HPUX
6 2 (2.74%) AIX
6 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Electronic Trading
2 20 (27.40%) Incident Management
3 19 (26.03%) Project Management
4 18 (24.66%) Migration
5 17 (23.29%) Algorithmic Trading
5 17 (23.29%) Market Making
6 16 (21.92%) Low Latency
7 15 (20.55%) Basket Trading
7 15 (20.55%) Capacity Management
7 15 (20.55%) Change Management
7 15 (20.55%) High-Frequency Trading
8 13 (17.81%) High Availability
9 8 (10.96%) Agile
10 7 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (6.85%) Database Mirroring
12 5 (6.85%) ITIL
12 5 (6.85%) Microservices
12 5 (6.85%) Project Delivery
13 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (65.75%) SQL
2 38 (52.05%) Python
3 25 (34.25%) Java
4 16 (21.92%) C++
4 16 (21.92%) Perl
5 15 (20.55%) C
6 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.11%) XPath
8 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.37%) ABAP
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Sun Certification
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (2.74%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) GDPR
2 1 (1.37%) IFRS
2 1 (1.37%) IFRS 17
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.74%) Docker
1 2 (2.74%) XenApp
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (49.32%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (4.11%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (2.74%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.37%) Ambari
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) TIBCO
2 18 (24.66%) Oracle
3 17 (23.29%) Bloomberg
3 17 (23.29%) Red Hat
3 17 (23.29%) Reuters
4 16 (21.92%) Azul
4 16 (21.92%) Currenex
5 7 (9.59%) IBM
6 6 (8.22%) SAP
7 5 (6.85%) HP
7 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.48%) Cisco
8 4 (5.48%) Splunk
9 3 (4.11%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.11%) BEA
9 3 (4.11%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (2.74%) Citrix
10 2 (2.74%) Dell
10 2 (2.74%) Google
10 2 (2.74%) PeopleSoft