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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 62 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.57% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.85%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
229 187 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.57% 26.64% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 78 51
Average daily rate £325 £315 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 46
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys
1 2 (100.00%) F5