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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
England / South East
Rank 201 218 208
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Sun 32 37 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.94% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 24
Median daily rate £393 £400 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £440 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 8
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £33.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £50.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +42.14%

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
3625 3940 4468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.92% 47.18% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2074 2182 2341
Median daily rate £405 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 216 212
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 £11.51 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +19 20 £438 +9.37% 4
Hampshire +10 4 £373 -6.87% 1
Berkshire +14 3 £426 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £450 +50.00%
Middlesex - 1 £385 -
West Sussex - 1 £443 - 1
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 30 (83.33%) Solaris
2 28 (77.78%) Linux
3 26 (72.22%) Unix
4 24 (66.67%) Oracle
5 21 (58.33%) SAN
5 21 (58.33%) Red Hat
6 20 (55.56%) Veritas
7 19 (52.78%) NAS
7 19 (52.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 19 (52.78%) High Availability
8 16 (44.44%) Finance
8 16 (44.44%) Veritas File System
8 16 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (33.33%) NetBackup
10 11 (30.56%) Symantec
10 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
10 11 (30.56%) Brocade
10 11 (30.56%) NetApp
11 10 (27.78%) Legal
12 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (25.00%) SSH
12 9 (25.00%) FTP
12 9 (25.00%) HPUX
13 8 (22.22%) NFS
13 8 (22.22%) HP
13 8 (22.22%) Nagios
13 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
13 8 (22.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 8 (22.22%) Change Management

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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 2 (5.56%) SAP CO
2 2 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) SAN
2 19 (52.78%) NAS
3 9 (25.00%) FTP
3 9 (25.00%) SSH
4 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
5 4 (11.11%) Firewall
5 4 (11.11%) LAN
5 4 (11.11%) WAN
6 3 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (8.33%) X.500
7 2 (5.56%) ATM
7 2 (5.56%) Broadband
7 2 (5.56%) DSLAM
7 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.56%) PPP
7 2 (5.56%) VoIP
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 2 (5.56%) xDSL
8 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Administrator
2 17 (47.22%) Storage Administrator
3 16 (44.44%) Unix Administrator
4 12 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (27.78%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 10 (27.78%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 9 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
7 6 (16.67%) SAN Administrator
7 6 (16.67%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 3 (8.33%) Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Developer
8 3 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
9 2 (5.56%) SAP FI Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) SAP Implementation Manager
10 1 (2.78%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
10 1 (2.78%) SAP Manager
10 1 (2.78%) SWIFT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Django
1 2 (5.56%) JSP
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.78%) Struts
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (13.89%) Replication
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Solaris
2 28 (77.78%) Linux
3 26 (72.22%) Unix
4 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (25.00%) HPUX
6 6 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 3 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.78%) AIX
10 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) High Availability
2 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
3 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (22.22%) Change Control
4 8 (22.22%) Change Management
4 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
6 6 (16.67%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.56%) DevOps
8 2 (5.56%) Line Management
8 2 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Time Management
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL
9 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Perl
2 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) CCNP
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SCSA
2 2 (5.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 16 (44.44%) Veritas File System
2 8 (22.22%) NFS
3 7 (19.44%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (11.11%) Samba
5 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.56%) Docker
6 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 8 (22.22%) Nagios
2 8 (22.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (19.44%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Oracle
2 21 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 20 (55.56%) Veritas
4 11 (30.56%) Brocade
4 11 (30.56%) NetApp
4 11 (30.56%) Symantec
5 8 (22.22%) HP
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco
6 5 (13.89%) VMware
7 4 (11.11%) SAP
8 3 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (5.56%) Citrix
9 2 (5.56%) EMC
9 2 (5.56%) Huawei
9 2 (5.56%) Infor
9 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.78%) BEA
10 1 (2.78%) F5
10 1 (2.78%) IBM
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