The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Gloucestershire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 46 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.23% - 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 118 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.30% 47.01% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 53 126
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Sun
South West

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheltenham - 1 £425 - 1
Sun
South West

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) NFS
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) StorageTek
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Database Security
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PVCS
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Database Security
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Lua
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) StorageTek
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft