The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 31 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.79% 0.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -7.01%
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East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 54 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 21.34% 29.67% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 11
Average daily rate £328 £110 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+197.72% -70.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £105 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.38 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.17% +6.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) CommVault
4 2 (40.00%) SUSE
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) SCSA
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas File System
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SUSE
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) System Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas File System
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper