The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Brighton 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 28 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.46% 0.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 27.06% 10.38% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 9
Average daily rate £150 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.03% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £13.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Solaris
East Sussex

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat