Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 345 533 584
Rank change year-on-year +188 +51 -27
Contract jobs citing Sun 25 45 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 44
Median daily rate £469 £460 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% -12.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £289 £366
90th Percentile £584 £615 £613
England median daily rate £491 £450 £456
% change year-on-year +9.17% -1.37% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
England median hourly rate - £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year - +14.75% -61.39%

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 6,108 16,069 17,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.92% 40.32% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,952 10,754 12,188
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £308 £288 £263
90th Percentile £725 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 283 316
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -1.18% +11.84%
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.04 £13.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £58.75 £50.79
Median hourly rate £24.20 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.69% +10.00% +2.94%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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
Central London +122 4 £531 +16.76% 3
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 12 (48.00%) LDAP
2 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) IBM
3 11 (44.00%) Identity Management
3 11 (44.00%) SailPoint
4 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (40.00%) Linux
4 10 (40.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) Sybase
5 9 (36.00%) XML
5 9 (36.00%) Unix
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) AIX
6 8 (32.00%) JSP
6 8 (32.00%) Servlets
6 8 (32.00%) SOAP
6 8 (32.00%) MySQL
6 8 (32.00%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (32.00%) SAP
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) HP
6 8 (32.00%) Novell
6 8 (32.00%) Project Planning
6 8 (32.00%) Resource Management
6 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing

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 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.00%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Azure
2 3 (12.00%) IaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) AWS
3 1 (4.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) BGP
2 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) Multicast
2 1 (4.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) GIS
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) SailPoint Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Management Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) LDAP
2 11 (44.00%) SailPoint
3 9 (36.00%) XML
4 8 (32.00%) HTML
4 8 (32.00%) JSP
4 8 (32.00%) Servlets
4 8 (32.00%) SOAP
4 8 (32.00%) SPML
5 3 (12.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) .NET
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.00%) DOM
7 1 (4.00%) EDI
7 1 (4.00%) Java EE
7 1 (4.00%) JDBC
7 1 (4.00%) JMS
7 1 (4.00%) Middleware
7 1 (4.00%) SAX
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Unix
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) AIX
4 4 (16.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Identity Management
2 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) Project Planning
3 8 (32.00%) Resource Management
3 8 (32.00%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (32.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Information Management
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) BeanShell
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCIE
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) OCPJP
1 1 (4.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) IAG
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Consul
2 1 (4.00%) Control-M
2 1 (4.00%) Grafana
2 1 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) IBM
3 9 (36.00%) Sybase
4 8 (32.00%) HP
4 8 (32.00%) Novell
4 8 (32.00%) PeopleSoft
4 8 (32.00%) SAP
5 3 (12.00%) CA
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Infor
7 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com