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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 112 120 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.19% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.37% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate £415 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £35.18 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -20.05%
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
1015 1086 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 53.36% 52.04% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 551 443
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 37
Average hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Winchester - 6 £420 -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) AIX
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) POSIX
3 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (77.78%) iSeries
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence
5 4 (44.44%) Puppet
5 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) RHCE
6 2 (22.22%) IBM Certification
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Veritas
6 2 (22.22%) Apache

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Linux Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Unix Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) iSeries
2 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence
3 2 (22.22%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (22.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) AIX
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Korn
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Certification
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (22.22%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas