The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.46% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
Solaris
West Sussex

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

Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 38.84% 34.78% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 15
Average daily rate £375 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £260 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £48.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+234.48% -14.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Solaris
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Sun
2 9 (81.82%) Veritas
2 9 (81.82%) High Availability
3 8 (72.73%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) VLDB
5 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) StorageTek
5 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Brocade
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (27.27%) GlusterFS
5 3 (27.27%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) VLDB
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Administrator
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) High Availability
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) GlusterFS
1 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (27.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Sun
2 9 (81.82%) Veritas
3 3 (27.27%) Brocade
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) StorageTek