The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 23 13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester - 0.83% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.22% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £364 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.35 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+17.69% +11.16%
Solaris
Gloucestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 45 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 32.12% 37.50% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 8
Average daily rate £375 £290 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -42.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester