Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 15 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 80 95
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15 +13
Contract jobs citing Sun 11 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.70% 0.94% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.78% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Reading median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £325 £475
% change year-on-year +38.46% -31.58% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £41.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year -71.61% - -

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 703 675 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 44.86% 52.61% 53.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 372 376
Reading median daily rate £425 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81% -4.76%
10th Percentile £187 £272 £214
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 56
Reading median hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £12.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.43% +41.83% -42.81%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.01 £9.25
90th Percentile £64.35 £47.50 £49.14
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +31.03% +11.54% -33.33%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Reading

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Reading

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sun.

1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) ITSM
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) Huawei
4 7 (63.64%) MOS
4 7 (63.64%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (9.09%) Optoelectronics
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) LPAR
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade
6 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) HACMP
6 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (9.09%) Windows

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) OSS Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) OSS Support Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) HACMP
1 1 (9.09%) LPAR
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Computer Science
1 10 (90.91%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) Huawei
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) VMware