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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 71 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing Sun 23 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.50% 0.77% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 1.63% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 18
Average daily rate
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£85 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-79.51% -2.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+48.10% +5.55%
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
749 613 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 48.76% 47.19% 53.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 353 391
Average daily rate £364 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £232 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 18 61
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.74 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £23.80 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
(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
Weybridge +6 10 £85 -77.48%
Epsom - 4 - -
Staines -9 2 £475 +13.77%
Redhill - 1 £345 -
Reigate - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (55.17%) Oracle
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) HP
4 12 (41.38%) UNIX
4 12 (41.38%) Linux
5 11 (37.93%) ITIL
5 11 (37.93%) Solaris
5 11 (37.93%) Finance
6 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
7 9 (31.03%) SAN
8 8 (27.59%) Windows
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
9 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
9 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
10 6 (20.69%) Banking
10 6 (20.69%) Information Security
10 6 (20.69%) Security Management
10 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
10 6 (20.69%) NAS
10 6 (20.69%) Security Architecture
10 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (20.69%) IBM
10 6 (20.69%) Symantec
10 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (17.24%) Veritas
11 5 (17.24%) FTP
11 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (3.45%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 6 (20.69%) NAS
3 5 (17.24%) FTP
3 5 (17.24%) SSH
4 3 (10.34%) Intranet
4 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) LDAP
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Publishing
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) 1st Line Support
2 10 (34.48%) Service Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX Support
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Information Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) HACMP
4 2 (6.90%) Smartcard
4 2 (6.90%) PMI
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) UNIX
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Solaris
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (27.59%) Windows
5 3 (10.34%) AIX
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Information Security
2 6 (20.69%) Security Management
2 6 (20.69%) Security Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
4 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.34%) Line Management
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Logistics
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) SEO
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) PMP
1 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CISA
2 1 (3.45%) CISM
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
1 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (10.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Veritas File System
4 2 (6.90%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) Samba
5 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
3 2 (6.90%) OpenView
3 2 (6.90%) Control-M
3 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) Legato
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Oracle
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) HP
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
5 6 (20.69%) IBM
5 6 (20.69%) Symantec
6 5 (17.24%) Veritas
7 4 (13.79%) SAP
8 3 (10.34%) Informatica
8 3 (10.34%) McAfee
8 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
8 3 (10.34%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (10.34%) Qualys
8 3 (10.34%) Tripwire
9 2 (6.90%) Dell
10 1 (3.45%) Cognos
10 1 (3.45%) EMC