The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 226 215 216
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Sun 35 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.53% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 1.11% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 15
Median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £329 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £539 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £12.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% -71.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -56.36%
Sun
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4371 4406 4293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.60% 47.44% 47.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2569 2417 2130
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 228 233
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -2 15 £395 +21.07% 1
West Sussex -4 9 £365 +12.30% 1
Hampshire +4 6 £421 -15.75% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 -
Berkshire -17 1 £425 - 4
East Sussex - 1 - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Sun.

1 63 (67.74%) Solaris
2 62 (66.67%) Oracle
3 55 (59.14%) Linux
4 49 (52.69%) Unix
5 48 (51.61%) Veritas
6 46 (49.46%) SAN
7 42 (45.16%) NetBackup
8 40 (43.01%) Brocade
9 38 (40.86%) Red Hat
10 37 (39.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 37 (39.78%) Fibre Channel
11 35 (37.63%) High Availability
11 35 (37.63%) StorageTek
12 34 (36.56%) EMC
13 33 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 32 (34.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 32 (34.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 32 (34.41%) Oracle ZFS
15 25 (26.88%) Computer Science
16 24 (25.81%) VLDB
17 22 (23.66%) MySQL
17 22 (23.66%) EMC VMAX
17 22 (23.66%) GlusterFS
17 22 (23.66%) Red Hat Satellite
18 21 (22.58%) OLTP
19 20 (21.51%) Finance
20 18 (19.35%) Degree
21 17 (18.28%) Migration
21 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
22 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.30%) IIS
1 4 (4.30%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (1.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 46 (49.46%) SAN
2 37 (39.78%) Fibre Channel
3 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.90%) NAS
5 11 (11.83%) LDAP
6 10 (10.75%) Firewall
7 6 (6.45%) DHCP
8 5 (5.38%) LAN
8 5 (5.38%) Network Security
8 5 (5.38%) SSH
8 5 (5.38%) SSL
8 5 (5.38%) VPN
8 5 (5.38%) WAN
9 2 (2.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.81%) VLDB
2 22 (23.66%) MySQL
3 21 (22.58%) OLTP
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) JUnit
1 6 (6.45%) Maven
1 6 (6.45%) Selenium
2 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Banking
3 9 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Automotive
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (59.14%) Administrator
2 42 (45.16%) Unix Administrator
3 21 (22.58%) Solaris Administrator
4 12 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.68%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Developer
7 6 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Network Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Network Security Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) LAN Security Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) LAN/WAN Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Hibernate
1 6 (6.45%) J2EE
1 6 (6.45%) Spring
2 4 (4.30%) jQuery
2 4 (4.30%) JSP
2 4 (4.30%) Servlets
2 4 (4.30%) Struts
3 2 (2.15%) RESTful
3 2 (2.15%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) Computer Science
2 22 (23.66%) EMC VMAX
3 7 (7.53%) Clustering
3 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.38%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.38%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (5.38%) RSA SecurID
4 5 (5.38%) Smartcard
5 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Replication
6 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.08%) Contactless
8 1 (1.08%) iSeries
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.74%) Solaris
2 55 (59.14%) Linux
3 49 (52.69%) Unix
4 33 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (8.60%) Windows
6 7 (7.53%) AIX
7 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.15%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 35 (37.63%) High Availability
3 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.28%) Migration
4 11 (11.83%) CRM
5 9 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (8.60%) Project Management
7 7 (7.53%) ITIL
7 7 (7.53%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.45%) Information Security
8 6 (6.45%) Security Architecture
8 6 (6.45%) Security Management
8 6 (6.45%) Server Patching
8 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.45%) Validation
9 5 (5.38%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.38%) ITSM
9 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.38%) Security Testing
9 5 (5.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
2 6 (6.45%) Bourne shell
2 6 (6.45%) Java
2 6 (6.45%) Perl
3 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.30%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) ABAP
5 1 (1.08%) SQL
5 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) Sun Certification
3 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) CCSP
4 4 (4.30%) CISA
4 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.30%) CISM
4 4 (4.30%) CISSP
4 4 (4.30%) IISP
5 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) CCA
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 6 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.38%) ISO27005
3 2 (2.15%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (34.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 22 (23.66%) GlusterFS
3 8 (8.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (6.45%) Veritas File System
5 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (3.23%) RHEV
8 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.15%) NFS
8 2 (2.15%) vSphere
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (45.16%) NetBackup
2 32 (34.41%) Oracle ZFS
2 32 (34.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 22 (23.66%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (6.45%) Legato
5 3 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 62 (66.67%) Oracle
2 48 (51.61%) Veritas
3 40 (43.01%) Brocade
4 38 (40.86%) Red Hat
5 35 (37.63%) StorageTek
6 34 (36.56%) EMC
7 11 (11.83%) Cisco
8 9 (9.68%) HP
8 9 (9.68%) IBM
9 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.45%) Dell
11 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.38%) Juniper
11 5 (5.38%) NetApp
11 5 (5.38%) Palo Alto
11 5 (5.38%) VMware
12 4 (4.30%) Infor
13 2 (2.15%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (2.15%) Qualys
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