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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 13 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 6.38% 1.96% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 7.14% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.52% -32.14%
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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
19 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 40.43% 27.45% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Average daily rate £444 £195 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.56% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £235 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £24.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.25% -37.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 2014, 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%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) B2C
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) TopLink
3 2 (50.00%) SEO
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) OO

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) TopLink
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) B2C
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) SEO
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) RAD
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) FatWire