Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 18 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 103 109
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.071% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median daily rate - - £425
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £425
% change year-on-year -3.23% -8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £27.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year +44.42% +40.26% -42.18%

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 491 544 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.12% 38.47% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 369 521
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.79% -2.14%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £213
90th Percentile £525 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 37
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -16.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £24.33 £61.25 £31.15
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Wales

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Wales

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Wales