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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 231 233 213
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing Sun 52 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 0.77% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 26
Average daily rate £375 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £386 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £51.00 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £18.00 £32.90
% change year-on-year
+183.33% -45.28%
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
4708 4659 4381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.86% 46.15% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2818 2487 2202
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 256 257
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +12 27 £425 +30.76% 2
West Sussex - 12 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £325 +8.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £350 - 7
Hampshire -11 3 £413 -2.94% 1
Middlesex -2 1 £638 +84.78%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 60 (63.16%) Oracle
2 58 (61.05%) Solaris
3 45 (47.37%) Unix
4 42 (44.21%) Linux
5 39 (41.05%) SAN
6 38 (40.00%) Veritas
6 38 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 34 (35.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (33.68%) NetBackup
9 30 (31.58%) StorageTek
9 30 (31.58%) EMC
10 29 (30.53%) Brocade
10 29 (30.53%) High Availability
11 27 (28.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (27.37%) Fibre Channel
13 24 (25.26%) Oracle ZFS
14 23 (24.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 23 (24.21%) Computer Science
14 23 (24.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 21 (22.11%) Degree
16 20 (21.05%) VLDB
17 19 (20.00%) IBM
17 19 (20.00%) MySQL
17 19 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
17 19 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
17 19 (20.00%) GlusterFS
18 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (17.89%) OLTP
19 17 (17.89%) Finance
20 15 (15.79%) Migration

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (8.42%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.21%) Infor SunSystems
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.05%) SAN
2 26 (27.37%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (14.74%) NAS
4 12 (12.63%) Firewall
4 12 (12.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.26%) DHCP
5 5 (5.26%) LDAP
6 4 (4.21%) Internet
6 4 (4.21%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.21%) SMTP
7 3 (3.16%) LAN
7 3 (3.16%) Network Security
7 3 (3.16%) SSH
7 3 (3.16%) SSL
7 3 (3.16%) VPN
7 3 (3.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.05%) VLDB
2 19 (20.00%) MySQL
3 17 (17.89%) OLTP
4 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) JUnit
1 7 (7.37%) Maven
1 7 (7.37%) Selenium
2 5 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Banking
3 9 (9.47%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Administrator
2 33 (34.74%) Unix Administrator
3 15 (15.79%) Architect
4 13 (13.68%) Solaris Administrator
5 11 (11.58%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (10.53%) Security Architect
7 9 (9.47%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.37%) Developer
8 7 (7.37%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (6.32%) Linux Specialist
9 6 (6.32%) Unix Specialist
10 5 (5.26%) Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Consultant
11 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (4.21%) Storage Administrator
12 3 (3.16%) EMC Engineer
12 3 (3.16%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) POSIX
2 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
2 7 (7.37%) J2EE
2 7 (7.37%) Spring
3 5 (5.26%) .NET
3 5 (5.26%) jQuery
3 5 (5.26%) JSP
3 5 (5.26%) Servlets
3 5 (5.26%) Struts
4 4 (4.21%) JMS
4 4 (4.21%) SOAP
5 2 (2.11%) RESTful
5 2 (2.11%) Web Services
6 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Computer Science
2 19 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
3 13 (13.68%) Driving Licence
4 11 (11.58%) Clustering
5 10 (10.53%) Data Centre
6 9 (9.47%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (9.47%) Smartcard
7 8 (8.42%) iSeries
8 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.21%) Replication
9 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
9 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.16%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (2.11%) Contactless
10 2 (2.11%) Cryptography
10 2 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
10 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.05%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 58 (61.05%) Solaris
2 45 (47.37%) Unix
3 42 (44.21%) Linux
4 34 (35.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (13.68%) AIX
6 11 (11.58%) Windows
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.05%) HPUX
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) High Availability
2 27 (28.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.79%) Migration
5 14 (14.74%) CRM
6 13 (13.68%) TOGAF
7 11 (11.58%) ITIL
7 11 (11.58%) Project Management
7 11 (11.58%) Waterfall
8 10 (10.53%) Information Security
8 10 (10.53%) Security Architecture
8 10 (10.53%) Security Management
9 9 (9.47%) Data Protection
9 9 (9.47%) SABSA
9 9 (9.47%) Security Testing
10 8 (8.42%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.37%) Validation
12 6 (6.32%) Business Development
12 6 (6.32%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) Java
1 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
2 6 (6.32%) Bourne shell
2 6 (6.32%) Perl
3 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (1.05%) AWK
4 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.05%) Korn
4 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) CISA
3 8 (8.42%) CISM
3 8 (8.42%) CISSP
3 8 (8.42%) IISP
4 7 (7.37%) Sun Certification
5 6 (6.32%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.21%) CCSP
6 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.11%) IBM Certification
8 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.11%) RHCE
9 1 (1.05%) CCNA
9 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.05%) MCP
9 1 (1.05%) MCSE
9 1 (1.05%) MCTS
9 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (10.53%) PCI DSS
1 10 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (9.47%) ISO27005
3 6 (6.32%) ISAE 3402
3 6 (6.32%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (24.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 19 (20.00%) GlusterFS
3 7 (7.37%) Veritas File System
4 6 (6.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.16%) RHEV
5 3 (3.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (33.68%) NetBackup
2 24 (25.26%) Oracle ZFS
3 23 (24.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 19 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (5.26%) Legato
6 4 (4.21%) OpenView
6 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.21%) Puppet
6 4 (4.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (3.16%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (2.11%) vRealize
9 1 (1.05%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 60 (63.16%) Oracle
2 38 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 38 (40.00%) Veritas
3 30 (31.58%) EMC
3 30 (31.58%) StorageTek
4 29 (30.53%) Brocade
5 19 (20.00%) IBM
6 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.68%) Cisco
7 13 (13.68%) HP
7 13 (13.68%) VMware
8 6 (6.32%) ArcSight
8 6 (6.32%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (6.32%) Intel Security
8 6 (6.32%) Qualys
8 6 (6.32%) Tripwire
9 5 (5.26%) Dell
10 4 (4.21%) Infor
11 3 (3.16%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
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