The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 29 18
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell - 1.93% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.10% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +3.49%
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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 Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 82 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 22.69% 31.66% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 13
Average daily rate £313 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
3 7 (70.00%) IBM
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (50.00%) Puppet
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Cobbler
5 5 (50.00%) Perl
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (50.00%) SQLPlus
5 5 (50.00%) Korn
5 5 (50.00%) Xen
5 5 (50.00%) Sun
5 5 (50.00%) AWK
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) MSI
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (50.00%) AWK
1 5 (50.00%) Korn
1 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (50.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft