The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Gloucestershire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 25 32
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 3.17% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.13% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Average daily rate
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- - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £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 £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 79 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.81% 31.35% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 28 77
Average daily rate £350 £218 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.91% -45.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £130 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.75 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Solaris
South West

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 24 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
Cheltenham - - - -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 21 (91.30%) UNIX
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Shell Script
3 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) Maven
6 5 (21.74%) Kanban
6 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (21.74%) Marketing
6 5 (21.74%) RESTful
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) J2EE
6 5 (21.74%) SAP
6 5 (21.74%) SOAP
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (21.74%) Electronics
6 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
6 5 (21.74%) Hibernate

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) SSH
2 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) PVCS
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
1 5 (21.74%) Electronics
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) DBA
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Java Swing Developer
5 2 (8.70%) webMethods Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Spring
1 5 (21.74%) jQuery
1 5 (21.74%) RESTful
1 5 (21.74%) J2EE
1 5 (21.74%) SOAP
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
1 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
2 3 (13.04%) Java EE
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) Swing
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
1 5 (21.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) UNIX
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (17.39%) HPUX
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) TDD
1 5 (21.74%) Kanban
1 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (21.74%) Scrum
1 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
2 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Database Security
4 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Shell Script
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Bourne shell
3 4 (17.39%) Korn
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) Sun
3 5 (21.74%) webMethods
4 3 (13.04%) Informatica
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) StorageTek
5 2 (8.70%) Sybase
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
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Computer Futures
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