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 28 June 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - - 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £399
% change year-on-year -0.32% -2.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £7.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £18.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +113.51% +54.16%  

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 139 164 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 41.49% 37.10% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 112 115
Median daily rate £375 £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +38.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +83.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in South Yorkshire