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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 86 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Sun 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.44% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.90% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £337 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £390 £343
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £32.90 £22.13
% change year-on-year
-45.28% +48.70%
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
655 778 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 47.85% 53.32% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 399 301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 33
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £14.29 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £45.00 £54.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 24 April 2015. 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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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
Woking - 2 £425 -
Staines - 1 £325 -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Solaris
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) UNIX
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (45.00%) SAN
6 8 (40.00%) Finance
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
8 6 (30.00%) SSH
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (30.00%) NAS
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
9 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
9 5 (25.00%) Banking
9 5 (25.00%) FTP
9 5 (25.00%) HP
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco
10 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (20.00%) Symantec
10 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL
10 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) SSH
2 6 (30.00%) NAS
3 5 (25.00%) FTP
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) Intranet
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) LDAP
5 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) Informix
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Publishing
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) JSP
2 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) SecurID
4 1 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Solaris
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) UNIX
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CCSP
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (10.00%) Veritas File System
2 2 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.00%) iptables
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.00%) Cacti
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) Symantec
5 4 (20.00%) SAP
6 3 (15.00%) Veritas
6 3 (15.00%) Informatica
7 2 (10.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.00%) Cognos
8 1 (5.00%) Juniper
8 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint