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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 78 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.30% - 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.45% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£363 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.46 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+113.12% -28.90%
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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
207 104 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.45% 16.61% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 47 81
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £163 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 24
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 20 October 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 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
2 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SAP