The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.87% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.10% +5.55%
Sun
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Vendors Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 37.99% 26.29% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 28
Average daily rate £325 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £126 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Average hourly rate £21.58 £14.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.43% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £10.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £17.00 £22.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Sun
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCSA
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) AIX

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SCSA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
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