The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Surrey region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 83 77 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.49% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.94% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £265 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.86% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £22.13 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+48.70% +2.90%
Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
775 638 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 53.82% 50.20% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 300 457
Average daily rate £350 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £152 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 33 44
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Sun
South East

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Camberley +3 4 £475 +18.75%
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (80.00%) Solaris
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
5 7 (46.67%) Apache
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) HP
7 5 (33.33%) NetApp
7 5 (33.33%) C
7 5 (33.33%) C++
7 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Sendmail
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000
8 4 (26.67%) MCSE
8 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
8 4 (26.67%) IIS
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) MCSD
8 4 (26.67%) Site Server
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) CCNA
8 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
9 3 (20.00%) Windows XP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (46.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Site Server
2 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (26.67%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Design Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Solaris
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (33.33%) C
2 5 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VB
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) MCSD
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Sendmail
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Intel
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com