The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 45 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.62% 0.73% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.53% 2.70% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% -21.00%
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 £34.30 £30.60 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+12.09% +13.33%
Solaris
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 74 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.53% 27.11% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 14
Average daily rate £300 £216 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% -49.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £351 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.88 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Brighton - 2 £413 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 5 (71.43%) LDAP
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) Veritas
3 5 (71.43%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (71.43%) Clustering
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Veritas File System
3 5 (71.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (57.14%) SCSA
4 4 (57.14%) Sun
4 4 (57.14%) Sun Certification
5 3 (42.86%) SUSE
5 3 (42.86%) AIX
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Veeam
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LDAP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) SUSE
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) System Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SCSA
1 4 (57.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Veritas File System
1 5 (71.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) Veritas
3 4 (57.14%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Dell