The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 67 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 11 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.01% 2.00% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.93% 8.16% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £388 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £463 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +13.51%
Solaris
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
223 196 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.55% 24.53% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 90 95
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 37
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.33 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% -48.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £8.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.25 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 5 £400 -
Knutsford -7 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £200 - 2
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) JDBC
3 9 (56.25%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (31.25%) SAP XI
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 5 (31.25%) webMethods
5 5 (31.25%) J2EE
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) SAP
5 5 (31.25%) EJB

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) FTP
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
1 5 (31.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Designer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Incident & Problem Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) webMethods Developer
4 1 (6.25%) webMethods Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) JDBC
2 5 (31.25%) JSP
2 5 (31.25%) Servlets
2 5 (31.25%) Struts
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) WSDL
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) J2EE
2 5 (31.25%) EJB
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
2 5 (31.25%) SAP XI
2 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) JSON
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) Catalyst
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) HPUX
5 2 (12.50%) AIX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) OOP
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
2 5 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) webMethods
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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