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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 72 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Sun 28 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.10% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 0.92% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £317 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £18.00 £32.90
% change year-on-year
+183.33% -45.28%
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
746 650 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 55.92% 47.38% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 355 391
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £246 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 35 43
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.75 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.53% -37.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.75 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 28 April 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 - 12 £408 -
Camberley - 7 £425 -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 35 (71.43%) Oracle
2 32 (65.31%) Solaris
3 28 (57.14%) Unix
4 27 (55.10%) Linux
5 26 (53.06%) SAN
6 25 (51.02%) Veritas
6 25 (51.02%) NetBackup
7 23 (46.94%) Red Hat
7 23 (46.94%) EMC
8 22 (44.90%) Brocade
9 20 (40.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (40.82%) Oracle ZFS
10 19 (38.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 19 (38.78%) Fibre Channel
10 19 (38.78%) High Availability
10 19 (38.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 19 (38.78%) StorageTek
11 18 (36.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (32.65%) OLTP
12 16 (32.65%) VLDB
13 15 (30.61%) MySQL
13 15 (30.61%) Red Hat Satellite
13 15 (30.61%) EMC VMAX
13 15 (30.61%) GlusterFS
14 13 (26.53%) Cisco
14 13 (26.53%) Finance
15 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
16 11 (22.45%) Degree
16 11 (22.45%) IBM
16 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (16.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) SAN
2 19 (38.78%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.33%) Firewall
5 5 (10.20%) DHCP
5 5 (10.20%) NAS
6 4 (8.16%) LDAP
7 3 (6.12%) LAN
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security
7 3 (6.12%) SSH
7 3 (6.12%) SSL
7 3 (6.12%) VPN
7 3 (6.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) OLTP
1 16 (32.65%) VLDB
2 15 (30.61%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Administrator
2 28 (57.14%) Unix Administrator
3 11 (22.45%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (20.41%) Architect
4 10 (20.41%) Security Architect
5 9 (18.37%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 3 (6.12%) LAN Security Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) LAN/WAN Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Storage Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.08%) SAN Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) EMC VMAX
2 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.37%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (18.37%) Smartcard
4 8 (16.33%) Driving Licence
5 7 (14.29%) Clustering
6 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
7 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
7 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (6.12%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (4.08%) Contactless
8 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
8 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (65.31%) Solaris
2 28 (57.14%) Unix
3 27 (55.10%) Linux
4 20 (40.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.20%) AIX
6 4 (8.16%) Windows
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) High Availability
2 18 (36.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (20.41%) Information Security
3 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
3 10 (20.41%) Security Management
4 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) CRM
4 9 (18.37%) SABSA
4 9 (18.37%) Security Testing
4 9 (18.37%) TOGAF
4 9 (18.37%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.33%) ITIL
6 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 6 (12.24%) Business Development
7 6 (12.24%) Project Management
7 6 (12.24%) Quality Management
8 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.20%) Server Patching
9 4 (8.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Bourne shell
1 6 (12.24%) Perl
2 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) AWK
3 1 (2.04%) Korn
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) CISA
2 8 (16.33%) CISM
2 8 (16.33%) CISSP
2 8 (16.33%) IISP
3 3 (6.12%) CCSP
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (20.41%) PCI DSS
1 10 (20.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (18.37%) ISO27005
3 6 (12.24%) ISAE 3402
3 6 (12.24%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (30.61%) GlusterFS
3 6 (12.24%) Veritas File System
3 6 (12.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.12%) RHEV
5 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (51.02%) NetBackup
2 20 (40.82%) Oracle ZFS
3 19 (38.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 15 (30.61%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (10.20%) Legato
6 2 (4.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Oracle
2 25 (51.02%) Veritas
3 23 (46.94%) EMC
3 23 (46.94%) Red Hat
4 22 (44.90%) Brocade
5 19 (38.78%) StorageTek
6 13 (26.53%) Cisco
7 11 (22.45%) IBM
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.24%) ArcSight
9 6 (12.24%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (12.24%) Intel Security
9 6 (12.24%) Qualys
9 6 (12.24%) Tripwire
10 5 (10.20%) Dell
10 5 (10.20%) HP
11 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat
11 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
11 3 (6.12%) Juniper
11 3 (6.12%) NetApp