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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 31 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.52% 1.72% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.77% 4.35% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£394 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -32.14%
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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
53 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.15% 39.66% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 8
Average daily rate £450 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.87% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £115 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £405 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £30.50 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCEA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSD
1 1 (50.00%) CCA
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCEA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (50.00%) VMware