The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £35.18 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+44.98% -20.05%
Sun
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
147 114 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 57.65% 31.58% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 72 72
Average daily rate £400 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.42 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.50 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton