The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 109 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Sun 13 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% 0.62% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.27% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £380 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £520 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £394
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -21.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £23.46 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+53.45% +4.26%
Sun
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1158 788 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 52.09% 49.07% 52.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 416 358
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £469 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 50 94
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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
Havant -2 3 £363 -3.33%
Basingstoke - 3 - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (65.38%) Red Hat
2 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Oracle
4 13 (50.00%) IBM
5 12 (46.15%) SAN
5 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
5 12 (46.15%) AIX
5 12 (46.15%) WebSphere
5 12 (46.15%) Korn
6 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (42.31%) Firewall
6 11 (42.31%) UNIX
6 11 (42.31%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) DNS
8 8 (30.77%) Solaris
8 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
8 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Kerberos
9 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (26.92%) vSphere
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (23.08%) NAS
10 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (23.08%) sed
10 6 (23.08%) Migration
10 6 (23.08%) VMware
10 6 (23.08%) AWK
10 6 (23.08%) Maximo

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 12 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
3 5 (19.23%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) SAN
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 7 (26.92%) Kerberos
5 6 (23.08%) NAS
5 6 (23.08%) HTTPS
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) FTP
5 6 (23.08%) LDAP
6 4 (15.38%) DMZ
7 1 (3.85%) SNMP
7 1 (3.85%) HTTP
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
7 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQLPlus
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX Support
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (7.69%) Visualforce
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) HACMP
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) AIX
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (42.31%) UNIX
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Solaris
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.85%) HPUX
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
1 6 (23.08%) Document Management
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Coaching
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) ERP
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) B2B
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
1 12 (46.15%) Korn
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) sed
3 6 (23.08%) AWK
4 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C
6 2 (7.69%) Apex Code
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (15.38%) MCSA
2 3 (11.54%) MCTS
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) vSphere
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (19.23%) OCFS2
3 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Samba
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
2 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Red Hat
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 13 (50.00%) IBM
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 6 (23.08%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) Dell
5 6 (23.08%) EMC
5 6 (23.08%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) Alias
7 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com