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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 54 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.41% 5.87% 7.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 15.65% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 15
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 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +16.66%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
130 147 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.80% 37.50% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 68 67
Average daily rate £400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 10
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% -65.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £12.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) MCSD
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
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%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
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)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware