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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 106 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Sun 14 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.67% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 0.52% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£463 £381 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £375 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £341
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +17.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +27.50%
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
926 964 977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 44.61% 49.36% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 505 562
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 56 102
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £12.51 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Sun Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
Havant -7 3 £388 +1.63%
Hook - 3 - -
Farnborough - 2 £263 -
Basingstoke - 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 £325 - 1
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (73.68%) Linux
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 11 (57.89%) UNIX
3 10 (52.63%) AIX
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 10 (52.63%) IBM
3 10 (52.63%) SAN
3 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (47.37%) Korn
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle Clusterware
5 7 (36.84%) NetApp
5 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
5 7 (36.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (36.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
5 7 (36.84%) Maximo
5 7 (36.84%) Solaris
5 7 (36.84%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
6 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (21.05%) Confluence
6 4 (21.05%) Gerrit
6 4 (21.05%) NFS
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 4 (21.05%) WAN

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (52.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) Confluence
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
3 3 (15.79%) ATM
3 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQLPlus
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
1 4 (21.05%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) ATM Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Support
4 2 (10.53%) AIX Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) HACMP
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Wiki
3 1 (5.26%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) UNIX
3 10 (52.63%) AIX
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
5 4 (21.05%) SUSE
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Coaching
2 3 (15.79%) Document Management
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) PDM
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Korn
2 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) VBScript
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Clusterware
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (21.05%) NFS
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) OCFS2
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) IBM
3 7 (36.84%) NetApp
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
7 1 (5.26%) Siebel
7 1 (5.26%) Infor