The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 - 11 13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 7.14% 4.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 20.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £294 -
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%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.30% 35.71% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 11
Average daily rate £425 £165 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% -48.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
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 Cheltenham

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Solaris
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) CA