The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 17 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.90% 7.78% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 23.33% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.55% -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+55.40% +8.82%
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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 Bournemouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 20.72% 33.33% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 27
Average daily rate £393 £407 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.56% +19.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.75 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.78% +22.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) AWK
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) sed
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) AWK
1 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (50.00%) sed
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat