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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 203 203 169
Rank change year-on-year
0 -34
Contract jobs citing Sun 35 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.38% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.82% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 35
Average daily rate
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£344 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £353 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £33.70 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-20.05% +85.26%
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
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Sun Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 +2 13 £193 -53.55%
Berkshire -4 8 £370 -7.50% 7
Hampshire -23 6 £375 - 3
East Sussex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Kent - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 45 (56.25%) Linux
2 44 (55.00%) UNIX
3 41 (51.25%) Oracle
4 38 (47.50%) Red Hat
5 36 (45.00%) Solaris
6 35 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (36.25%) Finance
8 28 (35.00%) Windows
9 26 (32.50%) Cisco
10 24 (30.00%) SAN
11 23 (28.75%) DNS
12 22 (27.50%) IBM
13 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
13 21 (26.25%) HP
14 18 (22.50%) SQL
14 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
14 18 (22.50%) Firewall
15 16 (20.00%) ITIL
16 15 (18.75%) AIX
16 15 (18.75%) Oracle Database
17 14 (17.50%) LDAP
17 14 (17.50%) Veritas
18 13 (16.25%) Dell
18 13 (16.25%) Banking
18 13 (16.25%) NAS
19 12 (15.00%) WebSphere
19 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
20 11 (13.75%) FTP
20 11 (13.75%) Shell Script
20 11 (13.75%) Korn

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.75%) Apache
4 5 (6.25%) JBoss
5 4 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.50%) IIS
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.75%) Maximo
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) SAN
2 23 (28.75%) DNS
3 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
3 18 (22.50%) Firewall
4 14 (17.50%) LDAP
5 13 (16.25%) NAS
6 11 (13.75%) FTP
7 8 (10.00%) SSH
8 7 (8.75%) Internet
9 6 (7.50%) DMZ
9 6 (7.50%) HTTPS
10 5 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.25%) Kerberos
10 5 (6.25%) DAB
11 3 (3.75%) Intranet
12 2 (2.50%) DHCP
12 2 (2.50%) SSL
13 1 (1.25%) VLAN
13 1 (1.25%) SNMP
13 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.75%) MySQL
7 3 (3.75%) SQLPlus
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Banking
3 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.75%) Publishing
6 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Analyst
2 10 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 10 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Administrator
4 8 (10.00%) Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) DBA
6 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) UNIX Support
8 4 (5.00%) Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) UNIX Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) SOAP
2 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.75%) HTML
3 3 (3.75%) Flash
3 3 (3.75%) Middleware
4 2 (2.50%) J2EE
4 2 (2.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.25%) XML
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.25%) JSP
5 1 (1.25%) Servlets
5 1 (1.25%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.25%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Clustering
2 7 (8.75%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.25%) HACMP
4 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.75%) Replication
6 2 (2.50%) PMI
6 2 (2.50%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.25%) Linux
2 44 (55.00%) UNIX
3 36 (45.00%) Solaris
4 35 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (35.00%) Windows
6 15 (18.75%) AIX
7 5 (6.25%) SUSE
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.75%) HPUX
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.25%) CentOS
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (12.50%) Migration
3 9 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (10.00%) ERP
4 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.75%) Change Management
5 7 (8.75%) Security Architecture
6 6 (7.50%) Project Management
6 6 (7.50%) Security Management
6 6 (7.50%) Information Security
7 5 (6.25%) Scrum
7 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.25%) Change Control
7 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.00%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.00%) Coaching
8 4 (5.00%) CRM
8 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) Shell Script
2 11 (13.75%) Korn
3 10 (12.50%) Perl
4 8 (10.00%) Java
5 6 (7.50%) sed
5 6 (7.50%) AWK
6 5 (6.25%) C
7 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.75%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.50%) C++
9 2 (2.50%) PHP
9 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.25%) C#
10 1 (1.25%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) JNCIA
1 5 (6.25%) CCNA
1 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.00%) Sun Certification
2 4 (5.00%) MCSA
2 4 (5.00%) SCSA
3 3 (3.75%) MCTS
3 3 (3.75%) RHCE
4 2 (2.50%) PMP
4 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) HP APS
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) CISA
5 1 (1.25%) CISM
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (7.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (11.25%) NFS
3 7 (8.75%) Veritas File System
4 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.25%) vSphere
6 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.75%) Samba
7 3 (3.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (3.75%) OCFS2
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.50%) YaST
5 2 (2.50%) Puppet
5 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.50%) Control-M
5 2 (2.50%) OpenView
6 1 (1.25%) WSUS
6 1 (1.25%) Legato
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) Oracle
2 38 (47.50%) Red Hat
3 26 (32.50%) Cisco
4 22 (27.50%) IBM
5 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
5 21 (26.25%) HP
6 14 (17.50%) Veritas
7 13 (16.25%) Dell
8 11 (13.75%) VMware
9 9 (11.25%) EMC
10 8 (10.00%) Symantec
11 5 (6.25%) Redknee
11 5 (6.25%) Crossbeam
11 5 (6.25%) SAP
11 5 (6.25%) CheckPoint
11 5 (6.25%) Citrix
11 5 (6.25%) Juniper
11 5 (6.25%) NetApp
11 5 (6.25%) F5
12 4 (5.00%) Intel
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