Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 September 2018 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 > North East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 46 120
Rank change year-on-year -58 +74 -16
Contract jobs citing Sun 3 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.25% 3.90% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 7.73% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 45 40
North East median daily rate £465 £350 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.86% +12.54% +0.32%
10th Percentile £332 £307 £254
90th Percentile £495 £436 £500
England median daily rate £475 £384 £400
% change year-on-year +23.65% -4.06% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -55.70% +9.72% +80.00%

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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 526 621 1,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 43.54% 50.41% 56.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 395 1,073
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -9.35%
10th Percentile £249 £239 £211
90th Percentile £551 £527 £488
England median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 128
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £27.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.73% -1.79% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.45 £11.16
90th Percentile £30.13 £47.57 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Sun as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in the North East

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in the North East

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in the North East over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in the North East

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in the North East

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -44 3 £465 +32.86%
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Sun.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) DataPower
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Axway
2 2 (66.67%) Software Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) FileNet
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) FileNet
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) Software Packaging
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) DataPower
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Forum Sentry
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Axway
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) Siebel
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) F5