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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.15% - -
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£335 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.46 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+91.81% +4.26%
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
78 82 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 30.00% 42.93% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 60
Average daily rate £375 £393 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +22.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £11.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +86.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.98 £8.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.49 £24.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 3 £335 -
Dorchester - - - -
Sun
South West

Sun
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA