The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Gloucester 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester - - 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £355
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
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 39.55% 22.95% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 2 22
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Solaris
Gloucestershire

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

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) DTV
2 2 (40.00%) Swing
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) PVCS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Swing Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Swing
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat