The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 27 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.02% 4.78% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.04% 17.86% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.09%
Solaris
South 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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 56 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 28.63% 26.79% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 42
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £119 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 12
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.02 £20.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Multicast
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) sed
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) AWK

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (66.67%) Multicast
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (16.67%) sed
2 1 (16.67%) AWK
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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