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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 110 93 108
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 1.28% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £550 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £550 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.43% +2.55%
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
1110 861 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 52.19% 52.53% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 479 458
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £487 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 60 87
Average hourly rate £15.25 £31.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.58% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 2014. 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
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) AIX
3 10 (45.45%) IBM
3 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 10 (45.45%) SAN
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 10 (45.45%) Korn
3 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
5 7 (31.82%) UNIX
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Solaris
7 5 (22.73%) JBoss
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
7 5 (22.73%) FTP
7 5 (22.73%) Kerberos
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) LDAP
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) Dell
7 5 (22.73%) EMC
7 5 (22.73%) HTTPS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
3 5 (22.73%) JBoss
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Force.com
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) HTTPS
3 5 (22.73%) LDAP
3 5 (22.73%) FTP
3 5 (22.73%) Kerberos
3 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) NAS
4 3 (13.64%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQLPlus
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.09%) Visualforce
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) HACMP
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (45.45%) AIX
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) UNIX
5 6 (27.27%) Solaris
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
1 5 (22.73%) Document Management
1 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (22.73%) Coaching
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (13.64%) Scrum
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) ERP
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
1 10 (45.45%) Korn
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 5 (22.73%) AWK
3 5 (22.73%) sed
4 3 (13.64%) C
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSA
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) MCTS
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (22.73%) vSphere
1 5 (22.73%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Dell
4 5 (22.73%) EMC
4 5 (22.73%) NetApp
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (9.09%) Alias