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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 122 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing Sun 3 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.13% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 1.20% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £7.19 £38.11 £24.67
% change year-on-year
-81.13% +54.48%
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
1119 1083 988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 50.00% 52.60% 54.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 607 538
Average daily rate £385 £347 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.79% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 60 86
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.75 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.48% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.91 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015. 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
Havant +5 1 £388 -6.06%
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Oracle
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
1 10 (71.43%) AIX
1 10 (71.43%) Solaris
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) IBM
1 10 (71.43%) SAN
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 10 (71.43%) Tivoli
1 10 (71.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 10 (71.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
1 10 (71.43%) Maximo
1 10 (71.43%) Korn
1 10 (71.43%) WebSphere
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (21.43%) ATM
3 1 (7.14%) LPAR
3 1 (7.14%) PDM
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) Siebel

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) ATM
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) AIX Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) ATM Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
1 10 (71.43%) AIX
1 10 (71.43%) Solaris
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
1 10 (71.43%) Korn
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Tivoli
1 10 (71.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
1 10 (71.43%) IBM
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Siebel