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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 231 223 223
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 39 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.96% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 13
Median daily rate £406 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £303 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+312.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £15.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+230.00% -41.17%
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
4409 4291 4258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.21% 45.92% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2620 2305 2136
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 253 249
Median hourly rate £19.47 £19.50 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% +6.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
(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 +1 20 £425 +30.76% 4
Hampshire -3 7 £413 -10.81% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £350 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £365 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £325 -3.70%
Middlesex -3 1 £638 +84.78%
Berkshire -14 1 £425 +1.49% 4
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 58 (64.44%) Oracle
2 54 (60.00%) Solaris
3 43 (47.78%) Linux
4 42 (46.67%) Unix
5 41 (45.56%) Veritas
6 38 (42.22%) SAN
7 35 (38.89%) NetBackup
8 34 (37.78%) Red Hat
9 32 (35.56%) EMC
10 31 (34.44%) Brocade
11 30 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (33.33%) High Availability
12 29 (32.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (31.11%) StorageTek
13 28 (31.11%) Fibre Channel
14 25 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 25 (27.78%) Oracle ZFS
14 25 (27.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 24 (26.67%) Computer Science
16 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (23.33%) VLDB
17 21 (23.33%) Degree
18 20 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
18 20 (22.22%) GlusterFS
18 20 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
18 20 (22.22%) MySQL
19 18 (20.00%) OLTP
19 18 (20.00%) Finance
20 16 (17.78%) Migration
21 14 (15.56%) IBM

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 8 (8.89%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Infor SunSystems
Communications & Networking
1 38 (42.22%) SAN
2 28 (31.11%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.11%) NAS
5 8 (8.89%) Firewall
6 6 (6.67%) DHCP
6 6 (6.67%) LDAP
7 3 (3.33%) LAN
7 3 (3.33%) Network Security
7 3 (3.33%) SSH
7 3 (3.33%) SSL
7 3 (3.33%) VPN
7 3 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) VLDB
2 20 (22.22%) MySQL
3 18 (20.00%) OLTP
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) JUnit
1 7 (7.78%) Maven
1 7 (7.78%) Selenium
2 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (55.56%) Administrator
2 36 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
3 13 (14.44%) Solaris Administrator
3 13 (14.44%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (12.22%) Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) Developer
6 7 (7.78%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Storage Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.33%) DBA
8 3 (3.33%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) Hibernate
1 7 (7.78%) J2EE
1 7 (7.78%) Spring
2 5 (5.56%) jQuery
2 5 (5.56%) JSP
2 5 (5.56%) Servlets
2 5 (5.56%) Struts
3 2 (2.22%) POSIX
3 2 (2.22%) RESTful
3 2 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
3 10 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (10.00%) Smartcard
5 8 (8.89%) Clustering
6 4 (4.44%) Replication
7 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (2.22%) Contactless
8 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (2.22%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.22%) iSeries
8 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.11%) Health Informatics
9 1 (1.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 54 (60.00%) Solaris
2 43 (47.78%) Linux
3 42 (46.67%) Unix
4 30 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (8.89%) AIX
6 7 (7.78%) Windows
7 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.11%) HPUX
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) High Availability
2 29 (32.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.78%) Migration
5 12 (13.33%) CRM
6 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
7 10 (11.11%) Information Security
7 10 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 10 (11.11%) Security Management
8 9 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 9 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (10.00%) Project Management
8 9 (10.00%) SABSA
8 9 (10.00%) Security Testing
8 9 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 7 (7.78%) ITIL
9 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Validation
10 6 (6.67%) Business Development
10 6 (6.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
2 7 (7.78%) Bourne shell
2 7 (7.78%) Java
2 7 (7.78%) Perl
3 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.44%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) AWK
5 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.11%) Korn
5 1 (1.11%) SQL
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) CISA
2 8 (8.89%) CISM
2 8 (8.89%) CISSP
2 8 (8.89%) IISP
3 7 (7.78%) Sun Certification
4 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) CCSP
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 10 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (10.00%) ISO27005
3 6 (6.67%) ISAE 3402
3 6 (6.67%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 20 (22.22%) GlusterFS
3 8 (8.89%) Veritas File System
4 7 (7.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.33%) RHEV
6 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (38.89%) NetBackup
2 25 (27.78%) Oracle ZFS
2 25 (27.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 20 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (6.67%) Legato
5 3 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.22%) vRealize
7 1 (1.11%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 58 (64.44%) Oracle
2 41 (45.56%) Veritas
3 34 (37.78%) Red Hat
4 32 (35.56%) EMC
5 31 (34.44%) Brocade
6 28 (31.11%) StorageTek
7 14 (15.56%) IBM
8 13 (14.44%) Cisco
9 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
10 10 (11.11%) HP
11 6 (6.67%) ArcSight
11 6 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (6.67%) Dell
11 6 (6.67%) Intel Security
11 6 (6.67%) Qualys
11 6 (6.67%) Tripwire
12 4 (4.44%) Infor
12 4 (4.44%) VMware
13 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
13 3 (3.33%) NetApp
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