The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 56 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% 1.88% 5.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 4.96% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 13
Average daily rate
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- £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
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 £39.50 £33.35 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.44% +11.16%
Solaris
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
133 121 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.37% 37.93% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 42 81
Average daily rate £375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 16
Average hourly rate £29.50 £13.75 £39.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.54% -65.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £28.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Cheltenham -13 1 - - 1
Gloucester - - - -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCEA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCSD
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCEA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
2 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
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