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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 79 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Sun 18 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.24% 0.46% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.53% 0.91% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 14
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £375 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.35 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-81.45% +89.47%
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
712 656 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 49.21% 50.50% 52.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 354 399
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 38
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £50.00 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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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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 - 5 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £338 -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (96.15%) Solaris
2 24 (92.31%) Linux
3 23 (88.46%) Oracle
4 19 (73.08%) UNIX
5 18 (69.23%) Red Hat
6 17 (65.38%) Windows
7 16 (61.54%) SAN
7 16 (61.54%) Finance
8 15 (57.69%) NAS
9 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (50.00%) SQL
9 13 (50.00%) Client/Server
10 12 (46.15%) SSH
10 12 (46.15%) NetBackup
10 12 (46.15%) Capacity Management
11 11 (42.31%) Symantec
11 11 (42.31%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
12 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (34.62%) Banking
13 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (30.77%) FTP
14 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
14 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
15 7 (26.92%) Veritas
16 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (23.08%) Firewall
16 6 (23.08%) WAN
16 6 (23.08%) Cisco
16 6 (23.08%) SAP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
1 3 (11.54%) PaaS
1 3 (11.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) SAN
2 15 (57.69%) NAS
3 12 (46.15%) SSH
4 8 (30.77%) FTP
4 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 6 (23.08%) WAN
5 6 (23.08%) Firewall
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) Network Security
7 3 (11.54%) VoIP
7 3 (11.54%) WLAN
7 3 (11.54%) VPN
7 3 (11.54%) SSL
7 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
8 2 (7.69%) FCAPS
8 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
8 2 (7.69%) LDAP
8 2 (7.69%) Intranet
9 1 (3.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 4 (15.38%) MySQL
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (3.85%) Informix
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Storage Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) DBA
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
7 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
1 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (11.54%) SecurID
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Solaris
2 24 (92.31%) Linux
3 19 (73.08%) UNIX
4 17 (65.38%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.54%) HPUX
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Capacity Management
2 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) ITSM
6 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) CMMI
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) QMS
6 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.85%) Server Building
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) CCSP
3 2 (7.69%) MBA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (19.23%) Veritas File System
4 3 (11.54%) RHEV
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.69%) NFS
6 1 (3.85%) Firmware
6 1 (3.85%) Samba
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.85%) iptables
6 1 (3.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) NetBackup
2 11 (42.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.85%) Cacti
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle
2 18 (69.23%) Red Hat
3 11 (42.31%) Symantec
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) Veritas
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
6 6 (23.08%) SAP
7 5 (19.23%) Informatica
7 5 (19.23%) HP
7 5 (19.23%) EMC
7 5 (19.23%) Brocade
8 4 (15.38%) Cognos
9 3 (11.54%) Juniper
9 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
9 3 (11.54%) VMware
9 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
10 2 (7.69%) Mitel
10 2 (7.69%) NetApp
11 1 (3.85%) Siemens
11 1 (3.85%) Ariba