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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 72 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% 0.92% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 3.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -11.66%
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
250 222 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.69% 29.33% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 98 62
Average daily rate £350 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £149 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 44
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 1 £380 -15.55%
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
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%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sun