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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 28 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.37% 1.53% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.08% 4.26% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -11.76%
Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 94 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.94% 36.02% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 12
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £102.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +385.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 23 July 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) IBM
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Perl
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (35.71%) SQLPlus
6 5 (35.71%) Sun
6 5 (35.71%) Korn
6 5 (35.71%) Xen
6 5 (35.71%) AWK
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Cobbler
6 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
6 5 (35.71%) Puppet
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (14.29%) MSI
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQLPlus
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
2 1 (7.14%) WinRunner
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.14%) User Stories
2 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) AWK
2 5 (35.71%) Korn
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Xen
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Sun
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) JBoss