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 28 August 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 35 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.04% - 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% - 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.07% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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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
51 47 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.65% 21.86% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 27
Average daily rate £238 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £136 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Egenera
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Wall Street Systems
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) PVCS
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (33.33%) Serena
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Samba
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) Wall Street Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Egenera
2 1 (33.33%) Serena
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat