The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - - 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.52%
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 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -80.95% +34.61%  

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

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 142 270 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 30.80% 50.37% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 178 118
Median daily rate £378 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £221 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.88 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.90 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in South Yorkshire

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in South Yorkshire

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Yorkshire 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
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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