The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Canary Wharf 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 20 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.81% 2.05% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 9.52% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.06% 21.58% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 58 37
Average daily rate £555 £484 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Solaris
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Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Solaris
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle