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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 85 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Sun 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.56% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.07% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £337 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £390 £333
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.80 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.93% +32.59%
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
661 751 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 46.35% 54.30% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 362 275
Average daily rate £350 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £140 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 34
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 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
Woking - 2 £425 -
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 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 16 (51.61%) Oracle
1 16 (51.61%) Solaris
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
1 16 (51.61%) UNIX
2 14 (45.16%) HP
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco
3 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
4 11 (35.48%) SAN
4 11 (35.48%) ITIL
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 7 (22.58%) Banking
6 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
7 6 (19.35%) SSH
7 6 (19.35%) Symantec
7 6 (19.35%) NAS
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
8 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
8 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
8 5 (16.13%) Veritas
8 5 (16.13%) .NET
8 5 (16.13%) FTP
8 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) SSH
2 6 (19.35%) NAS
3 5 (16.13%) FTP
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) LDAP
5 3 (9.68%) Intranet
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
7 1 (3.23%) SSL
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) LAN
7 1 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) Informix
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Publishing
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) 1st Line Support
2 10 (32.26%) Service Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) JSP
2 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (12.90%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) PMI
4 2 (6.45%) HACMP
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) SecurID
5 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) UNIX
1 16 (51.61%) Solaris
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
3 3 (9.68%) Line Management
3 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) SEO
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) PMP
1 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCSP
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (12.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (9.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas File System
4 2 (6.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Firmware
5 1 (3.23%) Samba
5 1 (3.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) OpenView
3 2 (6.45%) Control-M
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.23%) Cacti
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 14 (45.16%) HP
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco
3 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Symantec
6 5 (16.13%) Veritas
7 4 (12.90%) SAP
8 3 (9.68%) IBM
8 3 (9.68%) Informatica
9 2 (6.45%) NetApp
9 2 (6.45%) Dell
10 1 (3.23%) Juniper
10 1 (3.23%) Cognos
10 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.23%) McAfee
10 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.23%) Tripwire
10 1 (3.23%) Qualys
10 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks