The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 51 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.20% - 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% - 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.11 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+90.56% -27.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 236 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.21% 46.73% 55.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 145 149
Average daily rate £350 £340 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £171 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 25
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.35 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -16.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Sun
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat