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 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 40 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.66% 1.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -24.00%
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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 East Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.10% 20.32% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 14
Average daily rate £298 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £440 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 12
Average hourly rate £18.90 £13.87 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.26% -18.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.33 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Check_MK
4 1 (12.50%) Rsyslog
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Check_MK
1 1 (12.50%) Rsyslog
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle