The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 131 112 123
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing Sun 13 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.06% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
Average daily rate £350 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £402 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.50% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £22.13 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+48.70% +2.90%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1465 1038 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.23% 44.63% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 593 878
Average daily rate £363 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 56 124
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -44.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Sun
England

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun across the South West region.

Sun Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the South West region.

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Sun
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 5 £340 - 2
Bristol - 1 - -
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (73.68%) Solaris
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
6 5 (26.32%) Perl
6 5 (26.32%) FTP
6 5 (26.32%) NFS
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) SAN
6 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
6 5 (26.32%) SSH
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) Change Management
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) vSphere
7 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) JSP
8 3 (15.79%) SQL

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) FTP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
1 5 (26.32%) SSH
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.53%) PVCS
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
2 2 (10.53%) Implementation Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) JSP
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) EJB
3 1 (5.26%) JDBC
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) JSF
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) Grid Computing
2 2 (10.53%) CLARiiON
2 2 (10.53%) Celerra
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Solaris
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) VMS
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.53%) Database Security
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (5.26%) OCPJP
3 1 (5.26%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) JSP 440
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
3 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) NFS
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) StorageTek
5 2 (10.53%) Infor
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Sybase
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Nokia
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (5.26%) Huawei
Somerset
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Malmesbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Malmesbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago