The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
90 50 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.79% 14.97% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 54
Median daily rate £350 £360 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +105.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £60.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) OSSEC
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint