Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sun over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Sun
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 108 107
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Sun 15 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.54% 1.08% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 2.21% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Surrey median daily rate £400 £390 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +12.64% +307.35%
10th Percentile £368 £338 £213
90th Percentile £433 £438 £425
South East median daily rate £325 £385 £413
% change year-on-year -15.58% -6.67% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £16.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +151.52% +37.50% -70.91%

Sun is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Surrey.

All Vendors
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1370 1130 1353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 49.07% 48.88% 49.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 713 809
Surrey median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £182 £220
90th Percentile £567 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 56 36
Surrey median hourly rate £15.55 £27.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +50.00% +6.10%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.38 £12.03
90th Percentile £25.00 £41.75 £43.92
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.59
% change year-on-year +7.81% -13.93% +19.94%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Sun as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Surrey

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sun in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Surrey

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Surrey

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill -9 3 - -
Epsom -18 3 - -
Camberley +3 1 £425 -
Staines - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £375 -
Sun
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Sun.

1 14 (93.33%) Solaris
1 14 (93.33%) Unix
2 13 (86.67%) Veritas
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (66.67%) NetApp
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) Oracle
4 9 (60.00%) NetBackup
5 8 (53.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (53.33%) Perl
5 8 (53.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (46.67%) SAN
6 7 (46.67%) Brocade
7 6 (40.00%) SSH
7 6 (40.00%) Veritas File System
7 6 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (33.33%) High Availability
8 5 (33.33%) SnapMirror
8 5 (33.33%) SnapVault
8 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (33.33%) HP
8 5 (33.33%) EMC
8 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) FTP
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (40.00%) SSH
3 5 (33.33%) FTP
4 3 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Administrator
2 12 (80.00%) Unix Administrator
3 9 (60.00%) Storage Administrator
4 7 (46.67%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (26.67%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (20.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (13.33%) SAN Administrator
8 2 (13.33%) SAN Storage Administrator
9 1 (6.67%) AIX Administrator
9 1 (6.67%) AIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (6.67%) Analyst
9 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
9 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Solaris
1 14 (93.33%) Unix
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Perl
2 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Bourne shell
4 3 (20.00%) AWK
4 3 (20.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) OCA
1 3 (20.00%) OCP
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (20.00%) RHCE
1 3 (20.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (40.00%) Veritas File System
3 3 (20.00%) GlusterFS
3 3 (20.00%) NFS
3 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) Samba
5 1 (6.67%) iptables
5 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (53.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (33.33%) SnapMirror
3 5 (33.33%) SnapVault
4 4 (26.67%) Ansible
4 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (26.67%) Puppet
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (6.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Veritas
2 10 (66.67%) NetApp
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) Brocade
5 5 (33.33%) EMC
5 5 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) StorageTek
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) IBM