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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 40 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.28% 2.73% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 5.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate £350 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.50% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £22.13 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+48.70% +2.90%
Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
200 164 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.28% 49.70% 48.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 91 237
Average daily rate £350 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £347 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -24.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £24.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) SSH
3 3 (60.00%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) StorageTek
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) FTP
3 3 (60.00%) NFS
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Sybase
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) PVCS
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SSH
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase ASE
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) PVCS
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Database Security
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) C
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) StorageTek
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Sybase
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft