The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 33 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.76% - 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £12.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+177.08% -52.94%
Sun
South West

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

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
113 97 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 42.97% 48.02% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 49 42
Median daily rate £393 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £120 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 2 £500 -
Sun
South West

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Sun.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) DTS
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Licensing Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Trainer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Trainer
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Licensing
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle