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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 219 182 181
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -1
Contract jobs citing Sun 29 50 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.17% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.72% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £39.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £24.67 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+77.34% -10.29%
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
4373 4271 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.07% 48.83% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2269 2161 2121
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 263 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Hampshire -12 13 £375 +4.89% 3
Berkshire +3 7 £375 +9.48% 1
Surrey -14 5 £375 -6.25% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £280 -34.11%
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Home Counties - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 36 (64.29%) Oracle
2 35 (62.50%) Solaris
3 34 (60.71%) Red Hat
4 33 (58.93%) Linux
5 30 (53.57%) UNIX
6 26 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (41.07%) IBM
8 21 (37.50%) Korn
9 20 (35.71%) Shell Script
10 19 (33.93%) Java
11 18 (32.14%) Windows
12 17 (30.36%) SQL
13 16 (28.57%) SAN
13 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
14 15 (26.79%) Oracle Database
14 15 (26.79%) Perl
14 15 (26.79%) AIX
15 14 (25.00%) DNS
15 14 (25.00%) Tivoli
16 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
17 12 (21.43%) Cisco
18 11 (19.64%) EMC
18 11 (19.64%) SQLPlus
18 11 (19.64%) Oracle Linux
19 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
19 10 (17.86%) Firewall
19 10 (17.86%) Finance
19 10 (17.86%) HP
19 10 (17.86%) SOAP
20 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.36%) Documentum
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) Confluence
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Maximo
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Force.com
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) SAN
2 14 (25.00%) DNS
3 10 (17.86%) Firewall
4 7 (12.50%) LDAP
5 6 (10.71%) FTP
5 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.93%) NAS
6 5 (8.93%) Kerberos
7 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.79%) IPv4
8 1 (1.79%) SSH
8 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.79%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle Database
2 11 (19.64%) SQLPlus
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) JUnit
1 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.14%) Selenium
2 4 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.36%) Ant
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.79%) Hudson
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 7 (12.50%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Project Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (8.93%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Project Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) SOAP
2 6 (10.71%) XML
2 6 (10.71%) J2EE
2 6 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.93%) Spring
3 5 (8.93%) JSP
3 5 (8.93%) Servlets
3 5 (8.93%) Struts
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) EJB
5 2 (3.57%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) Visualforce
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
6 1 (1.79%) CPAN
6 1 (1.79%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.79%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) HACMP
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Wiki
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Solaris
2 33 (58.93%) Linux
3 30 (53.57%) UNIX
4 26 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (32.14%) Windows
6 15 (26.79%) AIX
7 11 (19.64%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.14%) HPUX
10 3 (5.36%) OpenVMS
10 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Migration
1 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.93%) Document Management
3 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
3 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 4 (7.14%) Information Security
4 4 (7.14%) Security Management
5 3 (5.36%) Workflow
5 3 (5.36%) Release Management
6 2 (3.57%) Logistics
6 2 (3.57%) Security Testing
6 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.57%) Validation
6 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Korn
2 20 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 19 (33.93%) Java
4 17 (30.36%) SQL
5 15 (26.79%) Perl
6 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
7 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
7 9 (16.07%) AWK
8 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.14%) C
10 3 (5.36%) sed
11 2 (3.57%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.79%) C-shell
12 1 (1.79%) Ruby
12 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) CCNA
1 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (12.50%) Sun Certification
1 7 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) RHCE
4 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) MCTS
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CISA
6 1 (1.79%) CISM
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) NFS
1 9 (16.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) Xen
3 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.93%) vSphere
3 5 (8.93%) OCFS2
4 4 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (5.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Veritas File System
5 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 8 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Puppet
4 6 (10.71%) Cobbler
5 4 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Storage Server
7 1 (1.79%) Nagios
7 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.79%) YUM
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Oracle
2 34 (60.71%) Red Hat
3 23 (41.07%) IBM
4 12 (21.43%) Cisco
5 11 (19.64%) EMC
6 10 (17.86%) HP
7 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.07%) VMware
8 7 (12.50%) Redknee
8 7 (12.50%) Citrix
8 7 (12.50%) Juniper
8 7 (12.50%) NetApp
9 6 (10.71%) Dell
10 5 (8.93%) JBoss
10 5 (8.93%) Veritas
11 4 (7.14%) SAP
12 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (3.57%) McAfee
12 2 (3.57%) Tripwire
12 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
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