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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 118 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Sun 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.27% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.10% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
Average daily rate
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£294 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £376 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £381 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.26% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £32.90 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-12.61% +38.52%
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
1033 997 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 46.10% 48.33% 50.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 530 505
Average daily rate £375 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 61 95
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £39.00
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
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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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
Farnborough - 4 £263 -
Southampton - 1 £325 - 3
Winchester - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) UNIX
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) IBM
4 8 (47.06%) HP
4 8 (47.06%) NetApp
4 8 (47.06%) Korn
5 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
5 7 (41.18%) SAN
5 7 (41.18%) AIX
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) DNS
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (29.41%) vSphere
7 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) Kerberos
8 4 (23.53%) NFS
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) Python
8 4 (23.53%) LDAP
8 4 (23.53%) Solaris
8 4 (23.53%) WebLogic

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (17.65%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Kerberos
4 4 (23.53%) LDAP
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) NAS
5 3 (17.65%) DMZ
5 3 (17.65%) HTTPS
5 3 (17.65%) FTP
6 1 (5.88%) HTTP
6 1 (5.88%) SNMP
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQLPlus
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Support
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) HACMP
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Wiki
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) UNIX
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) AIX
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Solaris
7 4 (23.53%) SUSE
7 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
8 3 (17.65%) HPUX
9 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (5.88%) CentOS
9 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Document Management
2 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Coaching
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) PDM
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Korn
2 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) VBScript
4 4 (23.53%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (17.65%) AWK
5 3 (17.65%) sed
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) vSphere
2 4 (23.53%) NFS
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (17.65%) OCFS2
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Samba
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
2 8 (47.06%) HP
2 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 8 (47.06%) NetApp
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 4 (23.53%) EMC
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Alias
7 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
8 1 (5.88%) Infor
8 1 (5.88%) Siebel