The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Newbury region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 23 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.58% - 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% - 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+38.52% +10.46%
Vendors Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
77 84 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 44.77% 53.85% 61.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 26
Average daily rate £250 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £267 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £575 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £165.00 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+340.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Sun
Berkshire

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun across the Newbury region.

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Newbury region.

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Sun
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (16.67%) Transition Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) EMC