The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 55 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% 3.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 9.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +13.51%
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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 Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
128 151 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.96% 31.86% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 86 39
Average daily rate £320 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £143 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 17
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (50.00%) Capistrano

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat