The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 71 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.61% - 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£340 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.76%
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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 Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 94 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.58% 15.11% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 48 70
Average daily rate £375 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 24
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.20 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) XML-RPC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) SAP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) XML-RPC
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) BPEL
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (33.33%) OCP
2 1 (33.33%) OCA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP