Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 103 124
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21 -36
Contract jobs citing Sun 16 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.24% 0.68% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% 1.38% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 19
North East median daily rate £316 £323 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +0.78% +20.75%
10th Percentile £275 £307 £276
90th Percentile £495 £334 £508
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £15.25 £29.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year -47.86% -42.65% +104.00%

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 613 650 1,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.67% 49.02% 52.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 411 801
North East median daily rate £350 £360 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -4.48%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £224
90th Percentile £521 £538 £505
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 71
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £28.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.13% +2.68% +115.38%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.81 £11.75
90th Percentile £33.40 £43.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +3 16 £316 -2.02%
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Perl
3 13 (81.25%) Unix
3 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) HP
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle
5 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (56.25%) Windows
6 9 (56.25%) Solaris
6 9 (56.25%) IBM
7 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (43.75%) JBoss
8 7 (43.75%) Cisco
8 7 (43.75%) AIX
8 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
8 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
9 6 (37.50%) Informatica
9 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
9 6 (37.50%) FileNet
9 6 (37.50%) Workflow
9 6 (37.50%) Samba
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
9 6 (37.50%) Axway
9 6 (37.50%) Software Packaging
9 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server

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 7 (43.75%) JBoss
1 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 6 (37.50%) FileNet
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) iPlanet
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) X.500
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (18.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Backup Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) LDAP
1 6 (37.50%) Software Packaging
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) DataPower
2 6 (37.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Unix
3 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Solaris
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (43.75%) AIX
7 6 (37.50%) HPUX
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
1 6 (37.50%) OO
1 6 (37.50%) Workflow
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Proactive Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Samba
2 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Forum Sentry
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 3 (18.75%) PureDisk
2 3 (18.75%) Simpana
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) HP
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
3 9 (56.25%) IBM
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 6 (37.50%) Axway
5 6 (37.50%) Informatica
5 6 (37.50%) Siebel
6 3 (18.75%) arcserve
6 3 (18.75%) Brocade
6 3 (18.75%) CA
6 3 (18.75%) CommVault
6 3 (18.75%) EMC
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) SAP
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 3 (18.75%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) F5