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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 26 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.58% 1.90% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 4.65% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£370 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.07% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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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 Crawley region.

Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 25.26% 40.95% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 15
Average daily rate £370 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -68.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (66.67%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle