The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 30 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.50% - 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.72% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.11 £24.67 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.48% -10.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Vendors Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
117 142 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 58.21% 53.99% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 81 57
Average daily rate £350 £373 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £271 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% +71.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £23.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun across the Basingstoke region.

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Sun
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sun.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) sed

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) sed
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat