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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 77 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Sun 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.79% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.18% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £337 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £35.80 £25.38
% change year-on-year
+5.09% +41.08%
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
634 678 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 45.38% 49.85% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 325 277
Average daily rate £350 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 42
Average hourly rate £17.86 £19.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £13.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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
Epsom - 4 - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Woking - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Solaris
2 13 (46.43%) UNIX
2 13 (46.43%) HP
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
3 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 11 (39.29%) ITIL
4 11 (39.29%) SAN
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) Banking
8 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
8 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) Symantec
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (21.43%) NAS
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
10 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (17.86%) SSH
10 5 (17.86%) Clustering
10 5 (17.86%) Veritas
10 5 (17.86%) .NET
10 5 (17.86%) FTP
11 4 (14.29%) IBM
11 4 (14.29%) RDBMS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) NAS
3 5 (17.86%) SSH
3 5 (17.86%) FTP
4 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) Intranet
6 2 (7.14%) DNS
6 2 (7.14%) LDAP
6 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (3.57%) Firewall
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security
7 1 (3.57%) LAN
7 1 (3.57%) WAN
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Publishing
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) 1st Line Support
2 10 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) UNIX Support
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Information Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) PMI
3 2 (7.14%) HACMP
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) SecurID
4 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Solaris
2 13 (46.43%) UNIX
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Windows
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) AIX
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Line Management
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) SEO
5 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.57%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PMP
1 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (10.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Veritas File System
4 2 (7.14%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.57%) Samba
5 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) OpenView
3 2 (7.14%) Control-M
3 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Legato
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) HP
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 6 (21.43%) Symantec
5 5 (17.86%) Veritas
6 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) SAP
7 3 (10.71%) Informatica
8 2 (7.14%) Dell
9 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.57%) Tripwire
9 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.57%) Qualys
9 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (3.57%) McAfee
9 1 (3.57%) Juniper
9 1 (3.57%) EMC
9 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint