The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 48 68
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 1.89% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.49% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £35.58
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -35.34%
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
136 137 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.94% 19.88% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 113
Median daily rate £330 £320 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +70.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 37
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -55.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.38 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (100.00%) iptables
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 4 (100.00%) OSSEC
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Cobbler
2 3 (75.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Postfix
2 3 (75.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) iptables
2 3 (75.00%) Postfix
2 3 (75.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) OSSEC
2 3 (75.00%) Cobbler
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) TippingPoint
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk