The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 17 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 Bristol 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 69 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% - 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.03% - 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate £363 - £293
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
124 142 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.09% 21.98% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 66 98
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £198 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £419 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 13
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - - - -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) NFS
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) BPEL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) OCP
1 1 (20.00%) OCA
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia