Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 198 228
Rank change year-on-year +6 +30 -53
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.79% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 9
North West median daily rate £381 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.61% -13.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £208 £354 £270
90th Percentile £500 £485 £545
England median daily rate £375 £388 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% -13.89% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.50 £27.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year +44.42% +43.95% -41.29%

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 West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2434 3152 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.09% 46.15% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1879 1962
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 126 180
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.13 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +4.05% +8.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.69 £11.24
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.38 £46.29
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in the North West

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in the North West

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in the North West

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in the North West

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester +16 3 £256 -39.71%
Cheshire +11 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 £463 -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for Sun.

1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Teradata
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) VSAN
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 1 (14.29%) Ceridian
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
4 1 (14.29%) VMS
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Unix

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VSAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IMAC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Repair Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Teradata
3 1 (14.29%) Ceridian
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware