The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - - 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.60 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-8.49% +13.33%
Solaris
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 63 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.21% 18.42% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 15
Average daily rate £285 £295 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +174.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £168 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Solaris
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle