The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 58 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.18% 1.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 3.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Median daily rate £365 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £9.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+92.80% -65.10%
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 West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
266 223 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 39.35% 44.69% 50.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 112 118
Median daily rate £365 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £174 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 16
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.50 £16.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun across the West Sussex region.

Sun Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the West Sussex region.

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Sun
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - 8 £365 -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Sun.

1 20 (100.00%) Solaris
2 18 (90.00%) Veritas
2 18 (90.00%) Oracle
3 17 (85.00%) High Availability
4 12 (60.00%) Unix
4 12 (60.00%) SAN
4 12 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (60.00%) NetBackup
5 11 (55.00%) StorageTek
5 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 11 (55.00%) VLDB
5 11 (55.00%) Brocade
5 11 (55.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (55.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (55.00%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle ZFS
6 9 (45.00%) OLTP
7 8 (40.00%) Migration
8 7 (35.00%) LDAP
9 4 (20.00%) MySQL
9 4 (20.00%) EMC
9 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (20.00%) GlusterFS
9 4 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (10.00%) Degree

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) SAN
2 11 (55.00%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (35.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) VLDB
2 9 (45.00%) OLTP
3 4 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Administrator
2 15 (75.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 11 (55.00%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Solaris
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) High Availability
2 12 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (20.00%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 11 (55.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Oracle
1 18 (90.00%) Veritas
2 11 (55.00%) Brocade
2 11 (55.00%) StorageTek
3 4 (20.00%) EMC
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat