The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridge 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 41 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.71% - 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.63% - 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 11
Average daily rate
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£438 - £425
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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 92 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.41% 23.96% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 31 80
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 59
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Solaris
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 12 (100.00%) Sun
2 11 (91.67%) J2SE
3 10 (83.33%) UML
3 10 (83.33%) J2EE
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) Multithreading
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (75.00%) Atlassian
4 9 (75.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (75.00%) Perl
5 8 (66.67%) OO
6 7 (58.33%) Clustering
6 7 (58.33%) Sybase
6 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
7 5 (41.67%) CGI
8 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (33.33%) Subversion
8 4 (33.33%) Scrum
8 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
9 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (25.00%) Open Source

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 7 (58.33%) Java Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) J2SE
2 10 (83.33%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) UML
1 10 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 8 (66.67%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Sun
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) Atlassian
4 7 (58.33%) Sybase
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago