The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 58 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.30% 2.64% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% 9.87% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
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£425 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.35 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.44% +11.16%
Solaris
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 152 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.13% 26.71% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 75 89
Average daily rate £275 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 40
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -38.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -11 2 £425 +1.49% 3
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Tcl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) VMware