The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Sussex region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 38 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.58% 0.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.41% 4.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
83 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.20% 15.67% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 12
Average daily rate £150 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Solaris
South East

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 29 July 2014. 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 +5 1 £300 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) VMware