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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
South East / Hampshire
Rank 111 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.056% 0.050% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.095% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +52.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £393
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £52.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-80.95% +44.82%

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
965 1056 1068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 53.97% 52.83% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 651 543
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 61
Median hourly rate £20.25 £47.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.36% +39.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.32 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) HPUX
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Samba
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) X.500
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (20.00%) VMware

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 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) X.500
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) HPUX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) RHCA
2 1 (20.00%) RHCE
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Samba
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) VMware