The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
Solaris
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 78 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.38% 28.16% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 57
Average daily rate £425 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.30 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 1
Solaris
East of England