The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 32 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.35% 1.17% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 2.61% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.60 £30.61 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-68.65% +53.06%
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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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
159 115 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 55.02% 44.75% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 61 59
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) DAB
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Redknee
1 1 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Sandvine

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) DAB
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Redknee
1 1 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Sandvine