Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 88 96
Rank change year-on-year +39 +8 -9
Contract jobs citing Sun 42 64 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.57% 2.75% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 9.70% 4.70% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 8
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% +20.24%
10th Percentile £306 £256 £288
90th Percentile £446 £350 £336
North East median daily rate £350 £320 £310
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% +20.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.71% -
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year - -28.71% -

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 Tyne and Wear.

All Vendors
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 433 1361 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 47.07% 58.39% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 939 347
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £260 £213 £231
90th Percentile £550 £499 £554
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £360
% change year-on-year +10.61% -8.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 104 56
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.64% +14.58% +41.18%
10th Percentile £8.76 £11.38 £12.20
90th Percentile £47.70 £36.00 £38.75
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -50.00% +27.06% +14.86%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Sun as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Tyne and Wear

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Tyne and Wear

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in Tyne and Wear

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Tyne and Wear

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +49 42 £350 +9.38% 1
Sun
North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Sun.

1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
1 42 (100.00%) Unix
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (85.71%) AIX
2 36 (85.71%) Solaris
3 34 (80.95%) WebLogic
3 34 (80.95%) JBoss
3 34 (80.95%) Red Hat
4 33 (78.57%) Security Cleared
5 29 (69.05%) SC Cleared
5 29 (69.05%) iPlanet
5 29 (69.05%) Apache
5 29 (69.05%) Tomcat
5 29 (69.05%) HPUX
6 28 (66.67%) J2EE
6 28 (66.67%) SUSE
7 27 (64.29%) Oracle Application Server
8 26 (61.90%) Clustering
9 25 (59.52%) Perl
9 25 (59.52%) High Availability
10 24 (57.14%) TCP/IP
10 24 (57.14%) Firewall
11 22 (52.38%) Cisco
11 22 (52.38%) F5
11 22 (52.38%) Load Balancing
12 21 (50.00%) ITIL
12 21 (50.00%) Veritas
13 20 (47.62%) Korn
14 18 (42.86%) HP
15 15 (35.71%) VMware

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Application Platforms
1 34 (80.95%) JBoss
1 34 (80.95%) WebLogic
2 29 (69.05%) Apache
2 29 (69.05%) iPlanet
2 29 (69.05%) Tomcat
3 27 (64.29%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (19.05%) MQSeries
4 8 (19.05%) OpenStack
4 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
5 7 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
6 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (9.52%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 5 (11.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) Firewall
1 24 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 13 (30.95%) LDAP
3 12 (28.57%) SAN
4 9 (21.43%) DNS
5 8 (19.05%) FCoE
5 8 (19.05%) iSCSI
5 8 (19.05%) NAS
6 6 (14.29%) WAN
7 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (11.90%) Network Security
7 5 (11.90%) SSL
8 2 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) AIX Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) HPUX Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Unix Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) SAP Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Solaris Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) J2EE
2 5 (11.90%) Software Packaging
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) Clustering
2 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) DataPower
3 5 (11.90%) Grid Computing
4 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
1 42 (100.00%) Unix
2 36 (85.71%) AIX
2 36 (85.71%) Solaris
3 29 (69.05%) HPUX
4 28 (66.67%) SUSE
5 8 (19.05%) Windows
6 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) High Availability
2 22 (52.38%) Load Balancing
3 21 (50.00%) ITIL
4 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (16.67%) ERP
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.90%) DevOps
7 5 (11.90%) OO
7 5 (11.90%) Workflow
8 4 (9.52%) Requirements Management
8 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Change Control
9 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Perl
2 20 (47.62%) Korn
3 13 (30.95%) Bash Shell
3 13 (30.95%) C-shell
4 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 7 (16.67%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) Java
6 5 (11.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 29 (69.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Hyper-V
1 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (30.95%) KVM
4 9 (21.43%) Samba
5 8 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) OpenView
2 5 (11.90%) Forum Sentry
2 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (80.95%) Red Hat
3 22 (52.38%) Cisco
3 22 (52.38%) F5
4 21 (50.00%) Veritas
5 18 (42.86%) HP
6 15 (35.71%) PlateSpin
6 15 (35.71%) VMware
7 8 (19.05%) Cognos
7 8 (19.05%) Opsware
8 7 (16.67%) SAP
9 5 (11.90%) Axway
9 5 (11.90%) IBM
9 5 (11.90%) Informatica
9 5 (11.90%) Siebel
10 3 (7.14%) Borland