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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 73 90
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17  
Contract jobs citing Sun 23 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.95% 2.31% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 3.73% 4.13% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Median daily rate £438 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £381 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £368 £385
% change year-on-year -4.24% -4.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £51.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -80.67% +32.69%  

Sun is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 616 726 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 52.16% 55.85% 45.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 448 371
Median daily rate £440 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 67 30
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +173.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.43 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Sun as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Epsom - 14 £400 -
Woking - 1 £373 -
Sun
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 37 (100.00%) Solaris
2 36 (97.30%) Oracle
3 35 (94.59%) Linux
3 35 (94.59%) SAN
3 35 (94.59%) Red Hat
4 33 (89.19%) Veritas
4 33 (89.19%) Unix
4 33 (89.19%) NAS
4 33 (89.19%) Enterprise Storage
5 31 (83.78%) High Availability
6 30 (81.08%) Veritas File System
6 30 (81.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 26 (70.27%) Finance
8 24 (64.86%) NetBackup
9 22 (59.46%) Symantec
10 21 (56.76%) Service Delivery
11 18 (48.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (45.95%) Problem Management
12 17 (45.95%) Change Management
12 17 (45.95%) Legal
12 17 (45.95%) Change Control
12 17 (45.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (43.24%) Brocade
13 16 (43.24%) NetApp
14 14 (37.84%) FTP
14 14 (37.84%) SSH
14 14 (37.84%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (35.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 13 (35.14%) NFS
15 13 (35.14%) Nagios

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 (8.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) SAN
2 33 (89.19%) NAS
3 14 (37.84%) FTP
3 14 (37.84%) SSH
4 11 (29.73%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.81%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall
7 1 (2.70%) DNS
7 1 (2.70%) LDAP
7 1 (2.70%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Administrator
2 31 (83.78%) Storage Administrator
3 30 (81.08%) Unix Administrator
4 23 (62.16%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (56.76%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 21 (56.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 18 (48.65%) Solaris Administrator
7 9 (24.32%) SAN Administrator
7 9 (24.32%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 8 (21.62%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 4 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (5.41%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
12 1 (2.70%) DevOps Administrator
12 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
12 1 (2.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
12 1 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Administrator
12 1 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 1 (2.70%) SWIFT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (89.19%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (18.92%) Replication
3 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Solaris
2 35 (94.59%) Linux
3 33 (89.19%) Unix
4 18 (48.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (18.92%) HPUX
6 4 (10.81%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (5.41%) Windows
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) High Availability
2 21 (56.76%) Service Delivery
3 17 (45.95%) Change Control
3 17 (45.95%) Change Management
3 17 (45.95%) Problem Management
4 14 (37.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
6 9 (24.32%) Capacity Management
7 4 (10.81%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps
8 1 (2.70%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 30 (81.08%) Veritas File System
2 13 (35.14%) NFS
3 11 (29.73%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (64.86%) NetBackup
2 13 (35.14%) Nagios
2 13 (35.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (29.73%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (10.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) Control-M
5 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (2.70%) OpenView
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Oracle
2 35 (94.59%) Red Hat
3 33 (89.19%) Veritas
4 22 (59.46%) Symantec
5 16 (43.24%) Brocade
5 16 (43.24%) NetApp
6 4 (10.81%) EMC
6 4 (10.81%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (8.11%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) VMware
9 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) IBM
9 1 (2.70%) SAP