Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 11 December 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 190 213
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 -43
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.090% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Yorkshire median daily rate £160 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +11.55% -6.69%
England median daily rate £375 £385 £450
% change year-on-year -2.60% -14.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.50 £7.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +157.30% -81.08%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +89.47% -43.66%

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1763 2115 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.58% 39.73% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1322 1518
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £225
90th Percentile £563 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 106 164
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.48 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.51% +4.58%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.69 £8.96
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.50 £23.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +4.67%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Yorkshire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Yorkshire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in Yorkshire

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Yorkshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
West Yorkshire +15 4 £160 -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) VSAN
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (25.00%) VSAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) IBM