The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 72 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Sun 26 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.16% 0.77% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 3.92% 1.67% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate £388 £325 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £133 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £35.18 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -20.05%
Sun
South East

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

Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
664 658 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 55.10% 46.08% 47.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 357 319
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 27 24
Average hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £12.28 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.25 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Sun Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Redhill - 11 £365 - 2
Camberley 0 2 - -
Reigate - 2 - -
Staines - 1 - - 1
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 33 (71.74%) Oracle
2 30 (65.22%) Solaris
3 27 (58.70%) Linux
4 24 (52.17%) Unix
4 24 (52.17%) SAN
5 22 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (45.65%) Brocade
7 19 (41.30%) High Availability
8 17 (36.96%) EMC
8 17 (36.96%) Red Hat
9 15 (32.61%) Cisco
9 15 (32.61%) NetBackup
10 14 (30.43%) Finance
10 14 (30.43%) ITIL
10 14 (30.43%) Degree
11 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
11 13 (28.26%) NAS
11 13 (28.26%) Veritas
11 13 (28.26%) Firewall
12 12 (26.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 12 (26.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 11 (23.91%) Oracle ZFS
13 11 (23.91%) Banking
13 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
14 10 (21.74%) Windows
14 10 (21.74%) StorageTek
14 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
14 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (19.57%) TOGAF

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (15.22%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
4 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) IaaS
1 3 (6.52%) PaaS
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (52.17%) SAN
2 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 13 (28.26%) NAS
3 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
4 10 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (19.57%) SSH
6 7 (15.22%) LAN
6 7 (15.22%) WAN
7 4 (8.70%) LDAP
7 4 (8.70%) Network Security
7 4 (8.70%) SSL
7 4 (8.70%) VPN
8 3 (6.52%) Internet
8 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
8 3 (6.52%) VoIP
8 3 (6.52%) WLAN
9 2 (4.35%) FCAPS
9 2 (4.35%) FTP
9 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) OLTP
1 9 (19.57%) VLDB
2 8 (17.39%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) AccuRev
1 1 (2.17%) Ant
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Banking
3 8 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Administrator
2 22 (47.83%) Unix Administrator
3 11 (23.91%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (21.74%) Architect
4 10 (21.74%) Storage Administrator
5 9 (19.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 8 (17.39%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 7 (15.22%) Security Architect
8 6 (13.04%) Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) LAN Security Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) LAN/WAN Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) SAN Administrator
9 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) EMC Storage Administrator
10 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Wicket
1 1 (2.17%) GWT
1 1 (2.17%) Java EE
1 1 (2.17%) JSF
1 1 (2.17%) Spring
1 1 (2.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.22%) Client/Server
3 7 (15.22%) Driving Licence
3 7 (15.22%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (15.22%) Smartcard
4 6 (13.04%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (8.70%) EMC VNX
5 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.70%) SecurID
6 2 (4.35%) CLARiiON
6 2 (4.35%) Contactless
6 2 (4.35%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.35%) Replication
7 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.17%) Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Solaris
2 27 (58.70%) Linux
3 24 (52.17%) Unix
4 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) HPUX
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (41.30%) High Availability
3 14 (30.43%) ITIL
4 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
5 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.22%) Information Security
5 7 (15.22%) SABSA
5 7 (15.22%) Security Architecture
5 7 (15.22%) Security Management
5 7 (15.22%) Security Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Service Management
5 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.04%) Business Development
6 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 6 (13.04%) Quality Management
7 5 (10.87%) CRM
7 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Perl
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) AWK
2 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) CISA
2 7 (15.22%) CISM
2 7 (15.22%) CISSP
2 7 (15.22%) IISP
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.70%) CCSP
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.35%) MBA
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (15.22%) ISO27005
1 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
1 7 (15.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (13.04%) ISAE 3402
2 6 (13.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (15.22%) RHEV
3 6 (13.04%) GlusterFS
4 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
5 4 (8.70%) NFS
6 3 (6.52%) Veritas File System
7 2 (4.35%) vSphere
8 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) NetBackup
2 12 (26.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (23.91%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Oracle
2 21 (45.65%) Brocade
3 17 (36.96%) EMC
3 17 (36.96%) Red Hat
4 15 (32.61%) Cisco
5 13 (28.26%) Veritas
6 10 (21.74%) StorageTek
7 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.04%) ArcSight
8 6 (13.04%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (13.04%) IBM
8 6 (13.04%) Intel Security
8 6 (13.04%) Qualys
8 6 (13.04%) Tripwire
9 5 (10.87%) VMware
10 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
10 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
10 4 (8.70%) Juniper
10 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
10 4 (8.70%) Symantec