Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 145 147
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 -22
Contract jobs citing Sun 3 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.70% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Manchester median daily rate £256 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.71% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £169 £378 £290
90th Percentile £358 £538 £550
North West median daily rate £381 £388 £450
% change year-on-year -1.61% -13.89% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1267 1563 1543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.15% 43.79% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 913 813
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +11.52%
10th Percentile £213 £242 £213
90th Percentile £592 £540 £529
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 38 65
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +0.70% -8.47%
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.03 £10.30
90th Percentile £35.60 £38.70 £21.95
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.25 £17.42
% change year-on-year -11.81% +4.76% +8.88%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Manchester

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Manchester

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in Manchester

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sun.

1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) VSAN
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Ceridian
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VSAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IMAC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Repair Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ceridian
1 1 (33.33%) SAP