The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Bracknell 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 25 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.80% 1.90% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate £268 £570 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.07% -
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
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
111 68 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 35.13% 32.38% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 13 7
Average daily rate £325 £345 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £495 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Solaris
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) UNIX
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (34.78%) Perl
7 6 (26.09%) VB
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
7 6 (26.09%) DHCP
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
7 6 (26.09%) Korn
7 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
8 5 (21.74%) Xen
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Server
9 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
9 4 (17.39%) VPN
9 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
9 4 (17.39%) IBM
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) NFS
10 3 (13.04%) SNMP
10 3 (13.04%) SMTP
10 3 (13.04%) EMC
10 3 (13.04%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) Samba

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) SNMP
4 3 (13.04%) SMTP
5 2 (8.70%) CTI
5 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) ATM
6 1 (4.35%) GSM
6 1 (4.35%) UMTS
6 1 (4.35%) SS7
6 1 (4.35%) 3G
6 1 (4.35%) LTE
6 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.70%) SQLPlus
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Ranorex
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) WinRunner
1 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) Developer
1 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
1 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
1 3 (13.04%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (13.04%) Technical Support Engineer
1 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
2 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Architect
2 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.35%) Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) JTAPI
1 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) UNIX
3 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Migration
1 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
2 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
2 2 (8.70%) User Stories
2 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Scrum
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) VB
2 6 (26.09%) Korn
2 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) AWK
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Xen
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Server
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.04%) NFS
4 3 (13.04%) Samba
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.70%) Cobbler
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
6 3 (13.04%) EMC
6 3 (13.04%) Egenera
7 2 (8.70%) Verint
7 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Sun
8 1 (4.35%) JBoss
8 1 (4.35%) HP