The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 5 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 9 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 7.69% 5.41% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 20.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £453 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.67%
Solaris
Essex

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

Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 26.92% 27.03% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £455 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% +10.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Solaris 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 Solaris.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) SEO
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Omniture
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Ant
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Solaris 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 Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Storage Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) LESS
1 1 (25.00%) Sass
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) FatWire
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Omniture