Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 498 502
Rank change year-on-year -66 +4 -57
Contract jobs citing Sun 62 121 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 74 66
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £214 £319 £325
90th Percentile £583 £629 £631
England median daily rate £375 £388 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% -13.89% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
London median hourly rate £38.75 £18.70 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.22% -25.20% +40.73%
10th Percentile £22.78 £16.94 £22.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.74 £32.00
England median hourly rate £39.50 £27.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year +44.42% +43.95% -43.66%

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 18836 19319 19793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.47% 42.71% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12820 12876 13140
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 282 406
London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.72% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £46.38
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in London

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in London

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in London

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in London

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 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
Central London -3 11 £525 +35.48% 2
West London +3 7 £500 +2.04%
East London - 4 £160 -
North London - 3 £500 - 2
South London -32 1 - -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for Sun.

1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
1 22 (35.48%) Unix
2 17 (27.42%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Linux
3 16 (25.81%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.58%) Solaris
5 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
5 11 (17.74%) Java
5 11 (17.74%) Python
6 10 (16.13%) LDAP
6 10 (16.13%) HP
6 10 (16.13%) SAN
7 9 (14.52%) Finance
7 9 (14.52%) Fixed Income
7 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.52%) ION Trading
7 9 (14.52%) Algorithmic Trading
8 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
8 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
8 8 (12.90%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
8 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.29%) Sybase
9 7 (11.29%) DNS
9 7 (11.29%) Apache
9 7 (11.29%) Firewall
9 7 (11.29%) Migration
9 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
9 7 (11.29%) NAS

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 7 (11.29%) Apache
2 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.23%) Confluence
5 2 (3.23%) Liferay
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.61%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (9.68%) ION MarketView
3 2 (3.23%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.61%) RMDS
4 1 (1.61%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.84%) Office 365
5 2 (3.23%) GitHub
6 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) LDAP
1 10 (16.13%) SAN
2 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.29%) DNS
3 7 (11.29%) Firewall
3 7 (11.29%) NAS
4 6 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (8.06%) Internet
6 4 (6.45%) DHCP
6 4 (6.45%) HTTP
6 4 (6.45%) SMTP
6 4 (6.45%) snoop
6 4 (6.45%) tcpdump
6 4 (6.45%) VSAN
6 4 (6.45%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.84%) Network Security
7 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.84%) VPN
8 2 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) Big Data
3 4 (6.45%) DB2
3 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (4.84%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (3.23%) MS Access
6 1 (1.61%) DataStage
6 1 (1.61%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
1 2 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.61%) JMeter
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Front Office
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
4 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Integration Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Credit Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) DBA
7 4 (6.45%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Spring
1 6 (9.68%) Web Services
2 5 (8.06%) J2EE
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
3 4 (6.45%) XML
4 3 (4.84%) CSS
4 3 (4.84%) HTML5
4 3 (4.84%) JMS
4 3 (4.84%) LAMP
4 3 (4.84%) Node.js
4 3 (4.84%) React
4 3 (4.84%) Sass
4 3 (4.84%) SOAP
4 3 (4.84%) XSD
4 3 (4.84%) XSLT
5 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.23%) CSS3
5 2 (3.23%) LESS
5 2 (3.23%) OC4J
5 2 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Fixed Income
2 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) Replication
3 5 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (6.45%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (4.84%) Clustering
5 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Infotainment
6 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Equities
7 1 (1.61%) Fintech
7 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.61%) PKI
7 1 (1.61%) SCADA
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Unix
2 17 (27.42%) Linux
2 17 (27.42%) Windows
3 14 (22.58%) Solaris
4 5 (8.06%) HPUX
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (14.52%) Algorithmic Trading
2 8 (12.90%) Electronic Trading
2 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
2 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 7 (11.29%) Migration
3 7 (11.29%) Open Source
4 6 (9.68%) ITIL
4 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps
6 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.45%) Time Management
7 3 (4.84%) Line Management
7 3 (4.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) Python
3 6 (9.68%) C++
3 6 (9.68%) Perl
3 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) VBA
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) ES6
6 2 (3.23%) XPath
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) Clojure
7 1 (1.61%) Elixir
7 1 (1.61%) Go
7 1 (1.61%) Korn
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) CCNA
1 3 (4.84%) CCSP
1 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.84%) CISM
1 3 (4.84%) CISSP
1 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
1 3 (4.84%) GCIA
1 3 (4.84%) GCIH
1 3 (4.84%) GIAC
1 3 (4.84%) MCITP
1 3 (4.84%) MCSE
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.84%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (4.84%) Novell Certification
1 3 (4.84%) SANS
1 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) NFS
3 4 (6.45%) iptables
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) OpenDJ
4 3 (4.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.23%) Samba
6 1 (1.61%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (1.61%) Docker
6 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.84%) CSIRT
3 3 (4.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) SCCM
3 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 2 (3.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (3.23%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (1.61%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.61%) Control-M
5 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.61%) Puppet
5 1 (1.61%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) HP
4 9 (14.52%) ION Trading
5 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
5 7 (11.29%) Sybase
6 6 (9.68%) Symantec
7 5 (8.06%) EMC
7 5 (8.06%) SAP
8 4 (6.45%) IBM
8 4 (6.45%) VMware
9 3 (4.84%) ForgeRock
9 3 (4.84%) StorageTek
9 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
9 3 (4.84%) Veritas
10 2 (3.23%) BEA
10 2 (3.23%) Brocade
10 2 (3.23%) Google
10 2 (3.23%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.23%) Splunk