The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bedfordshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -10.65%
Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.64% 26.18% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 21
Average daily rate £338 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £462 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Solaris
East of England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Military
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Analysis

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Sun