The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 124 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 19 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.089% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 0.22% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £300 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £19.29
% change year-on-year
+89.47% +23.15%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1396 912 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.61% 40.44% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 562 657
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 76 114
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Devon - 7 £600 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £450 - 2
Bristol -12 4 £120 - 1
Wiltshire -8 1 - -
Cornwall - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (62.50%) UNIX
2 14 (58.33%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) SAP
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Open Source
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) IBM
6 7 (29.17%) zOS
6 7 (29.17%) Python
6 7 (29.17%) DB2
6 7 (29.17%) Perl
6 7 (29.17%) PHP
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Process Improvement
6 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
6 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (25.00%) Maven
7 6 (25.00%) Subversion
7 6 (25.00%) Lua
7 6 (25.00%) Release Management
7 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) C#
7 6 (25.00%) Delphi

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (12.50%) Drupal
1 3 (12.50%) Magnolia
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LDAP
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) Couchbase
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) DTS
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Ant
1 6 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
1 6 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Finance Systems Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Finance Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) ERP Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
1 3 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (12.50%) Taxonomies
3 3 (12.50%) Mashup
3 3 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Firmware
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) UNIX
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) zOS
4 4 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Debian
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
2 7 (29.17%) Process Improvement
3 6 (25.00%) Release Management
3 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 3 (12.50%) Product Management
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) ITSM
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Content Management
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) PHP
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Delphi
4 6 (25.00%) Lua
5 1 (4.17%) Erlang
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) SAP
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) ForgeRock
6 2 (8.33%) Infor
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) JBoss
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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