The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 3 months to 28 March 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - - 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £368 £385
% change year-on-year -4.24% -4.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £51.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -80.67% +32.69%  

Sun is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 109 229 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 29.62% 51.93% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 151 61
Median daily rate £425 £450 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +43.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Median hourly rate - £13.15 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Sun as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Sheffield

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Sheffield

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Sun.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) NFS
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Symmetrix
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 6 (100.00%) SRDF
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) VMS
2 4 (66.67%) Unix

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) SAN Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Server Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Symmetrix
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) VMS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) NFS
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (100.00%) SRDF
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat