The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 63 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.98% 0.17% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 0.53% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate £407 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
172 190 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.02% 31.77% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 57 110
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £145 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £38.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Solaris
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Cambridge - 7 £407 - 5
Huntingdon - - - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) SQL
2 28 (90.32%) UNIX
3 26 (83.87%) Sybase
4 25 (80.65%) Linux
5 22 (70.97%) Java
5 22 (70.97%) Tomcat
6 20 (64.52%) Perl
6 20 (64.52%) Finance
7 19 (61.29%) Sun
8 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (48.39%) OO
9 15 (48.39%) J2EE
10 14 (45.16%) CGI
10 14 (45.16%) Subversion
11 13 (41.94%) Oracle
12 9 (29.03%) Apache
12 9 (29.03%) Advertising
13 8 (25.81%) Clustering
13 8 (25.81%) J2SE
13 8 (25.81%) UML
13 8 (25.81%) Multithreading
13 8 (25.81%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
14 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
14 7 (22.58%) QA
14 7 (22.58%) TDD
14 7 (22.58%) OOA/OOD
15 6 (19.35%) C
15 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
15 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (70.97%) Tomcat
2 9 (29.03%) Apache
3 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Subversion
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Java Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Programmer
5 4 (12.90%) Programmer
5 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) J2EE
2 14 (45.16%) CGI
3 8 (25.81%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) UNIX
2 25 (80.65%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) OO
3 8 (25.81%) UML
3 8 (25.81%) Multithreading
4 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
4 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
4 7 (22.58%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
5 6 (19.35%) OOD
5 6 (19.35%) BCP
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) SQL
2 22 (70.97%) Java
3 20 (64.52%) Perl
4 6 (19.35%) C
4 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 6 (19.35%) AWK
4 6 (19.35%) Bourne shell
5 5 (16.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Sybase
2 19 (61.29%) Sun
3 13 (41.94%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
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