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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 58 38
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.20% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.68% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +16.94%
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
136 148 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.89% 28.96% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 89 30
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 24
Average hourly rate £27.00 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £74.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 3 (60.00%) Samba
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) IPv6
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) LDAP
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) X.500
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) X.500
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Samba
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat