The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Hampshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 99 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Sun 15 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.73% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 0.75% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £333 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £408 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £20.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+68.62% -25.23%
Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1085 930 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 53.06% 53.42% 54.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 495 478
Average daily rate £350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 97 112
Average hourly rate £23.88 £25.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £12.40 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Sun
South East

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Fareham - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (80.95%) Red Hat
2 14 (66.67%) IBM
2 14 (66.67%) SAN
2 14 (66.67%) AIX
2 14 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 12 (57.14%) Korn
3 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 10 (47.62%) Solaris
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) Tivoli
5 9 (42.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 9 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (42.86%) Maximo
6 8 (38.10%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (38.10%) UNIX
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) LDAP
8 5 (23.81%) JBoss
8 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
8 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) HACMP
8 5 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (23.81%) SQLPlus
8 5 (23.81%) NetApp
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) HP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 14 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) JCAPS
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
1 2 (9.52%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 5 (23.81%) Kerberos
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 3 (14.29%) FTP
4 3 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQLPlus
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Ant
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Visualforce
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) JDBC
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) EJB
4 1 (4.76%) JMS
4 1 (4.76%) XSD
4 1 (4.76%) XSL
4 1 (4.76%) JAXB
4 1 (4.76%) WSDL
4 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
4 1 (4.76%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) AIX
2 10 (47.62%) Solaris
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (38.10%) UNIX
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (23.81%) Document Management
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) B2B
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) EAI
4 1 (4.76%) RUP
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) BPEL
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Korn
1 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) AWK
4 3 (14.29%) sed
5 2 (9.52%) Apex Code
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) vSphere
2 5 (23.81%) OCFS2
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Tivoli
1 9 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Red Hat
2 14 (66.67%) IBM
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) JBoss
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Dell
4 5 (23.81%) EMC
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com