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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 110 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.34% 0.67% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 1.51% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £413 £463 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £306 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £15.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -41.17%
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
1093 926 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 53.63% 44.61% 49.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 545 503
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 70 56
Median hourly rate £32.75 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.48% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.34 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +16 3 £430 +32.30%
Eastleigh - 2 £354 -
Winchester - 1 £388 -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) POSIX
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) iSeries
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) VMware