The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 3.77% - -
As % of the Vendors category 6.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £35.18 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -20.05%
Sun
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Vendors Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
95 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 59.75% 50.00% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 19 14
Average daily rate £400 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £8.68 £35.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.20% +89.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Sun
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) POSIX
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) iSeries
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Driving Licence
4 3 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) RHCE
5 2 (33.33%) IBM Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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.

General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Specialist
1 6 (100.00%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) iSeries
2 4 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Certification
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) VMware