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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 19 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.96% 4.88% 6.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 21.05% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.46 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+113.12% -28.90%
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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
21 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 20.19% 23.17% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 26
Average daily rate £225 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £88 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.62 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix