The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 42 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Sun 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.64% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 1.08% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £390 £333
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.80 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.93% +32.59%
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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 East Sussex region.

Vendors Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
95 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 30.55% 31.63% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 31
Average daily rate £373 £345 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -27.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £14.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.96% -30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.87 £19.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £19.20 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Sun
Top 22 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) SCSA
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) AIX

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SCSA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat