Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 485 592 592
Rank change year-on-year +107 0 -93
Contract jobs citing Sun 47 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 33
London median daily rate £488 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £187
90th Percentile £619 £613 £585
England median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -10.43% +26.53% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
London median hourly rate £10.50 - £38.75
England median hourly rate £46.40 £16.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +181.21% -56.00% +4.17%

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 13,975 18,828 19,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.79% 40.10% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,522 12,793 12,998
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 309 299
London median hourly rate £20.92 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.08% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.90 £47.14 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%

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 10 December 2019.

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
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 10 December 2019. 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 +53 11 £465 -15.45% 7
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle
3 15 (31.91%) ITIL
4 14 (29.79%) Windows
5 13 (27.66%) Linux
5 13 (27.66%) SQL
6 12 (25.53%) Perl
6 12 (25.53%) Banking
7 10 (21.28%) Migration
7 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
7 10 (21.28%) Unix
8 9 (19.15%) Sybase
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (19.15%) Solaris
8 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
8 9 (19.15%) Investment Banking
8 9 (19.15%) DevOps
8 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
9 8 (17.02%) Infor SunSystems
9 8 (17.02%) Infor
9 8 (17.02%) Project Management
9 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
10 7 (14.89%) SLA
10 7 (14.89%) VBA
10 7 (14.89%) ITSM
10 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
10 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
10 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (14.89%) FIX Protocol

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 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Infor SunSystems
2 6 (12.77%) Misys Opics
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (2.13%) HFM
4 1 (2.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Azure
2 2 (4.26%) GCP
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 5 (10.64%) WAN
2 5 (10.64%) Wireless
3 4 (8.51%) FIX Connectivity
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.26%) BGP
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (4.26%) H.323
5 2 (4.26%) Junos
5 2 (4.26%) MGCP
5 2 (4.26%) Multicast
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
5 2 (4.26%) NX-OS
5 2 (4.26%) OSPF
5 2 (4.26%) SAN
5 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 9 (19.15%) Investment Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Back Office
4 6 (12.77%) Front Office
4 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.38%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Unix Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Applications Support
3 6 (12.77%) Applications Support Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.26%) DBA
6 2 (4.26%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Support Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Sybase DBA
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Derivative
1 6 (12.77%) Equities
2 4 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Unix
4 9 (19.15%) Solaris
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 10
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) HPUX
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Migration
3 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.15%) DevOps
3 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
4 8 (17.02%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (14.89%) ITSM
5 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.77%) Change Control
6 6 (12.77%) Coaching
7 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.51%) Change Management
8 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.51%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) Perl
3 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.89%) VBA
5 4 (8.51%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.26%) CISM
2 2 (4.26%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) ACCA
3 1 (2.13%) CCIE
3 1 (2.13%) CEH
3 1 (2.13%) CGEIT
3 1 (2.13%) CIMA
3 1 (2.13%) CISA
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) GCIH
3 1 (2.13%) GIAC
3 1 (2.13%) SANS
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) NIST
2 1 (2.13%) NIST 800
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Sybase
3 8 (17.02%) Infor
4 6 (12.77%) Misys
4 6 (12.77%) Trayport
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco
6 4 (8.51%) F5
6 4 (8.51%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.51%) Juniper
6 4 (8.51%) NetScout
7 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.26%) Aruba
8 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) Google
8 2 (4.26%) HP
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) Reuters
8 2 (4.26%) SAP
8 2 (4.26%) VMware