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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 77 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Sun 13 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.98% 0.31% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 0.63% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-56.36% +37.50%
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
637 635 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 48.15% 49.88% 52.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 348 347
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 - 5 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £338 -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (94.74%) Solaris
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) Oracle
4 15 (78.95%) UNIX
5 14 (73.68%) Windows
6 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
7 12 (63.16%) Finance
8 11 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (57.89%) SAN
8 11 (57.89%) SQL
9 10 (52.63%) Client/Server
9 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
9 10 (52.63%) NAS
9 10 (52.63%) Capacity Management
9 10 (52.63%) NetBackup
9 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (47.37%) Symantec
10 9 (47.37%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (42.11%) SSH
12 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
12 7 (36.84%) FTP
13 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
13 6 (31.58%) SAP
13 6 (31.58%) Veritas
14 5 (26.32%) Informatica
14 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
14 5 (26.32%) Veritas Cluster Server

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 10 (52.63%) NAS
3 8 (42.11%) SSH
4 7 (36.84%) FTP
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) SSL
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 2 (10.53%) LDAP
7 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
7 2 (10.53%) Intranet
8 1 (5.26%) Internet
8 1 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.53%) MySQL
6 1 (5.26%) DB2
6 1 (5.26%) Informix
6 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) DBA
2 6 (31.58%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Client/Server
2 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (15.79%) SecurID
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Solaris
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 15 (78.95%) UNIX
4 14 (73.68%) Windows
5 11 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITSM
3 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCSP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (21.05%) Veritas File System
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) Firmware
5 1 (5.26%) Samba
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (5.26%) iptables
5 1 (5.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) NetBackup
2 9 (47.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.26%) Cacti
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Symantec
5 6 (31.58%) Veritas
5 6 (31.58%) SAP
6 5 (26.32%) Informatica
7 4 (21.05%) Cognos
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco
8 3 (15.79%) Juniper
8 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
8 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
9 2 (10.53%) NetApp
9 2 (10.53%) HP
10 1 (5.26%) Ariba